20/04/1916- Completed Application for Enlistment Warren WA
28/04/1916- To 65 Depot Company WA as Private
03/05/1916- To 1st Reinforcements 51st Battalion WA
22/07/1916- To 5th Reinforcements 51st Battalion WA
09/09/1916- To 6th Reinforcements 51st Battalion WA
11/11/1916- To No. 22 Depot Company WA as Private
12/12/1916- Admitted No. 8 Australian General Hospital Fremantle WA ( Sick )
07/02/1917- Returned to Duty with 25th Reinforcements 16th Battalion WA
16/03/1917- To Details Rockingham Camp WA
22/05/1917- Rejoined 25th Reinforcements 16th Battalion WA
29/06/1917- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard ” Borda ” bound for England
25/08/1917- Disembarked Plymouth England to 4th Training Battalion Codford
03/11/1917- Transferred to 3rd Training Battalion Codford
27/12/1917- Proceeded Overseas Australian Infantry Base Depot Rouelles France ex Southampton ex Codford
04/01/1918- Taken on Strength 44th Battalion France
28/03/1918- Wounded in Action France ( Gunshot Wound to Groin )
30/03/1918- Admitted Hospital France ( Tetanus ) ex 11th Field Ambulance
04/04/1918- Evacuated/Admitted Alexandra Hospital Cosham England ( Tetanus & Pneumonia, Dangerously Ill )
08/07/1918- Transferred to 3rd Australian Aux Hospital Dartford England
16/07/1918- To No. 2 Command Depot Weymouth England
02/12/1918- Re-Admitted Hospital England ( Unwell )
02/01/1919- Discharged Hospital to No. 2 Command Depot Weymouth
03/03/1919- Embarked Portland England aboard ” Euripides ” for Return to Australia
21/04/1919- Disembarked Fremantle WA
18/05/1919- Discharged from Service ( Medically Unfit ).

SERVICE MEDALS AWARDED

British War Medal – No. 19219

Victory Medal – No. 18465.

 

BROTHERS SERVICE DETAILS

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

KERN, Pte. Edward Henry- 6534- 16th Battalion/44th Battalion.