18/08/1914- Enlisted at Blackboy Hill Camp, WA
( Unfortunately there is no record on the Soldier’s File for Service covering the period 18/08/1914 through to 22/01/1916, It is known he was originally based in Egypt and subsequently served at Gallipoli ).
02/11/1914- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard ” Medic ” bound for Egypt
26/11/1914- Disembarked Alexandria Egypt ex Australia to Overseas Training Base
22/01/1916- Appointed Acting Bombardier 3rd Field Artillery Brigade Tel-el-Kebir Egypt
22/02/1916- Mustered as Gunner Tel-el-Kebir
23/03/1916- Embarked Alexandria with British Expeditionary Forces bound for Marseilles France
29/03/1916- Disembarked Marseilles ex Alexandria
01/08/1916- Wounded in Action France ( Shell Wound Left Arm )
02/08/1916- Admitted 32nd Stationary Hospital Wimereux France ex 2nd Field Ambulance ex 44th Casualty Clearing Station
24/09/1916- To 1st Australian Division Base Depot Etaples France ex Hospital
09/11/1916- Rejoined Unit in the field France ex Base Depot
08/12/1916- Joined Artillery Cadet School St. Johns Wood England
18/04/1917- Appointed 2nd Lieutenant England & Posted to Artillery Reinforcements
14/05/1917- Proceeded Overseas Australian General Base Depot Etaples France ex Tidworth England
30/05/1917- Attached to & Taken on Strength 3rd Army Field Artillery Brigade ex Base Depot
01/08/1917- Promoted to rank of Lieutenant
03/02/1918- Detached for Duty with Australian Corps Gas School
10/02/1918- Rejoined Unit ex Detachment
22/05/1918- Wounded in Action France ( Gunshot Wound to Right Shoulder ), treated at 20th Casualty Clearing Station before boarding Ambulance Train
25/05/1918- Evacuated/Admitted Duchess of Westminster Hospital England
05/06/1918- Transferred to 3rd London General Hospital Wandsworth England
23/07/1918- Transferred to Convalescent Hospital England
03/09/1918- To No. 1 Command Depot Sutton Veny England
09/10/1918- Admitted Miltary Hospital Sutton Veny ( NYD )
24/10/1918- Discharged to Duty at Command Depot Sutton Veny
01/11/1918- Admitted to Kingston Military Hospital ( Sickness )
04/11/1918- Discharged to Overseas Training Base Sutton Veny
14/12/1918- Embarked England aboard ” Burma ” for Return to Australia
23/03/1919- Discharged from Service ( Termination of Period of Enlistment ).

SERVICE MEDALS AWARDED

1914/15 Star – Medal No. 7048

British War Medal – No. 147

Victory Medal – No. 146.