PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE
6th Battalion Black Watch Scotland – 3 years
28/07/1915- Completed Medical Examination Perth WA
2/08/1915- To No. 20 Depot as Private
6/02/1916- To 14th Reinforcements 11th Battalion Blackboy Hill WA as Corporal
12/02/1916- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard ” Miltiades ” bound for Egypt
12/03/1916- Disembarked Alexandria to 3rd Training Battalion Serapeum Egypt
19/04/1916- Transferred to 51st Battalion & Reverts to Private Serapeum
24/04/1916- Promoted Lance Corporal in the field Egypt
5/06/1916- Embarked Alexandria with British Expeditionary Forces bound for Marseilles France
12/06/1916- Disembarked Marseilles
18/08/191+6- Promoted Corporal in the field France
3/09/1916- Reported Missing in Action France, before being reported as taken as Prisoner of War, captured at Mouquet Farm, France
29/09/1916- Being held as POW at Dulmen Camp Germany
17/12/1918- Repatriated POW arrived in England
21/01/1919- To No. 2 Command Depot Weymouth England ex London
12/02/1919- To No. 1 Command Depot Sutton Veny ex Weymouth
1/07/1919- Promoted Temporary Sergeant Sutton Vent
14/10/1919- Promoted ER/Sergeant Sutton Veny
9/12/1919- Embarked England per ” Borda ” for Return to Australia
27/01/1920- Disembarked Fremantle WA ex England
6/04/1920- Discharged from Active Service ( Termination of Period of Enlistment ).

SERVICE MEDALS AWARDED

British War Medal – No. 8365

Victory Medal – No. 8330

 

MEMORIAL INSCRIPTION

Balingup War Memorial WA.