01/02/1916- Completed Medical Examination, Bunbury WA
25/02/1916-To Area No. 2 as Private, Blackboy Hill Camp WA
2/03/1916 and 13/03/1916- Innoculations received
14/03/1916-To 28th Battalion 11th Reinforcements
12/04/1916-To 16th Battalion 17th Reinforcements Helena Valley Camp WA
16/04/1916- Vaccination received
14/05/1916- To Overseas Training Base Egypt
7/06/1916- Embarked Alexandria Egypt for Marseilles France per ” Ionian ”
14/06/1916-Disembarked Marseilles France ex Alexandria then to 4th Australian Division Base Depot Etaples France
19/08/1916-Joined 16th Battalion in the field France , acted as stretcher bearer
18/10/1916-Discharged from AIF in London, England- To join Italian Army



British War Medal – No. 1852

Victory Medal – No. 1852


Notes of Interest on Service File:-

P.21 – This man joined the Italian Red Cross, not the Italian Army- vide. War Gratuity Claim dated 24/03/1924.

P.29 РGENONI instructed to proceed to Popperinghe  and catch the 6.28 train on 16 October 1916 and report to AIF Headquarters in London on 17 October, 1916.

P.39 – Italian Embassy London directed by Italian Ambassador to ask for discharge of Ernesto GENONI No. 5362, Italian subject called up for service.