PREVIOUS SERVICE – Royal Field Artillery Territorial Forces – 2+ Years
15/08/1914- Completed Medical Examination Wagin WA
27/08/1914- To 6th Battery Field Artillery Blackboy Hill, WA
Unfortunately National Archives of Australia do not have details of the soldier’s service record between 27/08/1914 and 03/04/1915- typically, he would have embarked from Fremantle bound for Egypt, where he would have been at the Overseas Training Base until sailing for the Gallipoli Peninsular
04/04/1915- Embarked Alexandria with Mediterranean Expeditionary Forces bound for Gallipoli Peninsular
15/10/1915- Admitted Casualty Clearing Station Gallipoli ( Rheumatic Fever )
20/10/1915- Admitted 1st Australian General Hospital Heliopolis Egypt ex Hospital Ship
10/12/1915- Transferred Convalescent Hospital Port Said Egypt ( Malaria/Enteric Fever )
03/01/1916-  Embarked Alexandria aboard ” Ulysses ” for Return to Australia
28/01/1916- Disembarked Fremantle WA ex Egypt for minimun 3 Months Rest.

25/10/1916- Re-Joined Service with 7th Reinforcements 24th Howitzer Brigade being appointed Sergeant at Sea,   and embarked Fremantle aboard ” Ulysses ” bound for England
29/12/1916- Disembarked Plymouth England & transferred to RBAA No. 2 Camp Larkhill & Reverts to Rank of Gunner
04/10/1917- Proceeded Overseas Australian General Base Depot Rouelles France ex Southampton ex Larkhill
11/10/1917- Taken on Strength 2nd Division Ammunition Column in France ex Base Depot ex Artillery Details
07/11/1917- Taken on Strength 11th Battery 4th Field Artillery Battery in the field France
09/01/1918- Promoted Temporary Bombardier in the field France
24/02/1918- Granted Leave Paris France
05/03/1918- Rejoined Unit in the field France ex Leave
09/04/1918- Promoted Bombardier in the field France
31/07/1918- Promoted Temporary Corporal in the field France
29/09/1918- Wounded in Action France ( Gunshot Wounds to Right Elbow & Hand )
01/10/1918- Admitted 5th General Hospital Rouen France ex 132nd Field Ambulance ex 50th Casualty Clearing Station
06/10/1918- Evacuated/Admitted Lord Derby War Hospital Westminster England
21/12/1918- Transferred to Australian Aux Hospital Dartford England
05/03/1919- Discharged to No. 2 Command Depot Weymouth England
23/03/1919- Embarked Liverpool England aboard ” Czar ”  for Return to Australia ( Trans-shipped to ” Dongola ” at Alexandria
07/05/1919- Disembarked Fremantle WA
05/03/1920- Discharged from Service ( Medically Unfit ).

SERVICE MEDALS AWARDED

1914/15 Star – Medal No. 1071

British War Medal – No. 149

Victory Medal – No. 148.