29/03/1916- Completed Application for Enlistment & Medical Examination Bunbury WA
17/04/1916- To 63 Depot Company Blackboy Hill Camp WA as Private
03/05/1916- To 21st Reinforcements 16th Battalion Blackboy Hill WA
13/10/1916- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard ” Suffolk ” bound for England
12/12/1916- Disembarked Plymouth England to 4th Training Battalion Codford
22/12/1916- Admitted Military Hospital Codford ( Cold )
03/01/1917- Rejoined 4th Training Battalion Codford ex Sickness
08/02/1917- Proceeded Overseas 4th Australian Division Base Depot Etaples France ex Folkestone ex Codford
21/02/1917- Admitted 26th General Hospital EtaplesĀ  ( Slight Deafness ) ex Base Depot
26/02/1917- Evacuated/Admitted Norfolk War Hospital Norwich England ex Calais France
13/03/1917- Transferred to 1st Australian Aux Hospital Harefield England
22/03/1917- Granted Leave England
06/04/1917- Transferred to 70th Battalion Wareham England
27/04/1917- To Drafting Depot Perham Downs ex Wareham
28/07/1917- Taken on Strength 16th Battalion France ex Base Depot
01/09/1917- Admitted 26th General Hospital Etaples France ( Trench Fever ) ex 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station
07/09/1917- Admitted 2nd London General Hospital Chelsea England ( Bronchial Catarrh )
04/10/1917- Transferred to 1st Australian Aux Hospital Harefield
20/10/1917- Granted Leave England
03/11/1917- To No. 2 Command Depot Weymouth England
11/01/1918- Embarked England aboard ” Port Darwin ” for Return to Australia ( Chronic Bronchitis )
26/02/1918- Disembarked Fremantle WA
15/03/1918- Discharged from Service ( Medically Unfit ).

 

SERVICE MEDALS AWARDED

British War Medal – No. 14741

Victory Medal – No. 14443.

 

BROTHERS SERVICE DETAILS

KERN, Lance Corporal Allan Thomas- 5736- 44th Battalion

KERN, Pte. Ernest Stanley- 7499- 16th Battalion/44th Battalion.