14/09/1914- Completed Medical Examination Blackboy Hill WA
06/10/1914- To 12th Battalion Blackboy Hill WA as Private
02/11/1914- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard ” Medic ” bound for Egypt
26/11/1914- To Overseas Training Base Egypt ex Australia
1/12/1914- Appointed Lance Corporal 12th Battalion Egypt
2/03/1915- Embarked Alexandria Egypt with Mediterranean Expeditionary Forces bound for Gallipoli Peninsula
4/08/1915- Promoted Corporal in the field Gallipoli
06/08/1915- Admitted to No. 1 Casualty Clearing Station GallipoliĀ  ( Debility & Diarrhoea )
9/08/1915- Admitted No.1 Stationary Hospital Mudros Lemnos ( Diarrhoea )
22/08/1915- To No. 1 Convalescent Depot Mudros ex 24th Casualty Clearing Station
28/08/1915- Rejoined Unit Gallipoli ex sickness
1/12/1915- Promoted Sergeant in the field Gallipoli
8/12/1915- Admitted No. 3 Australian General Hospital Mudros ( Thrombosis ) ex 1st Field Ambulance ex Lowland Casualty Clearing Station
15/12/1915- Rejoined Unit Gallipoli ex Aust & NZ Base Mudros
6/01/1916- Disembarked Alexandria Egypt ex Sarpi Camp Mudros ex Gallipoli
1/03/1916- Transferred 52nd Battalion in the field Railhead Tel-el-Kebir Egypt
5/06/1916- Embarked Alexandria Egypt with British Expeditionary Forces bound for Marseilles France
12/06/1916- Disembarked Marseilles France
28/12/1906- Transferred 15th Training Battalion in the field France
6/11/1916- To 13th Training Battalion Codford England ex France
08/01/1917- To 6th Rifle CourseĀ  at School of Musketry Tidworth England
25/01/1917- Qualified 1st Class Lewis Machine Gunner Course Tidworth England
18/04/1917- Promoted Temporary Company Sergeant Major at 13th Training Battalion Codford England
28/06/1917- To School of Musketry Training Tidworth
27/08/1917- Reverts to Permanent Grade of Sergeant
5/09/1917- Proceeded Overseas 4th Australian Division Base Depot Havre France ex Southampton
16/09/1917- Joined 52nd Battalion in the field France ex Base Depot
18/10/1917- Wounded in Action France ( Remained at Duty )
5/11/1917- Transferred Australian Corps Reinforcements Camp in the field France
1/06/1918- Transferred 51st Battalion in the field France
12/08/1918- To Admin Headquarters London ex Folkestone ex France
19/08/1918- To No. 2 Command Depot Weymouth England ex Folkestone.
24/08/1918- Embarked England for Australia per D21 ( Transport Duty- On Submarine Guard Duty aboard D21 )
27/12/1918- Discharged from Service ( Termination of Period of Enlistment )

SERVICE MEDALS AWARDED

1914/1915 Star – No. 2392

British War Medal – No. 339

Victory Medal – No. 338

 

DEATH/BURIAL DETAILS

Date of Death – 18/07/1943 ( Aged 63 years )

Burial – Capel Cemetery WA – Section AD5 – Grave No. 49

 

AUTHOR NOTE

Sincere thanks to Jen THOMSON for identifying this Soldier in her important Research Document ” Capel Connections “, February, 2018.