12/08/1915- To No. 22 Depot Company as Private
16/10/1915- To 28th Battalion 6th Reinforcements
3/03/1916- Transferred  51st Battalion Tel-el-Kebir Egypt ex No. 7 Training Battalion Zeitoun Egypt
12/06/1916- Disembarked Marseilles France ex Alexandria
14/08/1916- Wounded in Action France ( Gunshot Wound Right Leg )
17/08/1916- Admitted 5th General Hospital Outreau France
3/09/1916- Evacuated/Admitted County of London War Hospital Epsom England ex Boulogne France
8/11/1916- Discharged to No. 1 Command Depot Perham Downs England ex Hospital
1/12/1916- Admitted Parkhouse Hospital England
28/02/1917- Proceeded Overseas 4th Australian Division Base Depot Etaples France ex Folkestone ex Perham Downs
6/03/1917- Rejoined Unit in the field France ex Base Depot
2/04/1917- Wounded in Action France ( Gunshot Wound Right Leg )
7/04/1917- Admitted 9th General Hospital Rouen France
17/04/1917- To No. 2 Convalescent Depot Rouen France
17/05/1917- Rejoined Unit in the field France ex Wounded
11/02/1918- Granted Leave England
2/03/1918- Rejoined Unit in the field France ex Leave
16/05/1918- Wounded in Action France ( Gunshot Wound Right Shoulder )
20/05/1918- Admitted 10th General Hospital Rouen France ex 12th Australian Field Ambulance ex 5th Casualty Clearing Station
23/05/1918- Evacuated/Admitted 1st Southern General Hospital Birmingham England
24/05/1918- Awarded  MILITARY  MEDAL
5/06/1918- To No. 2 Command Depot Weymouth England
20/06/1918- To No. 3 & 4 Command Depots Hurdcott England
31/08/1918- To Overseas Training Brigade Longbridge Deverill England
28/09/1918- Proceeded Overseas Australian Infantry Base Depot Havre France ex Dover ex Longbridge Deverill
7/10/1918- Rejoined Unit in the field France ex Base Depot
28/01/1919- To No. 1 Command Depot Sutton Veny England ex Australian Infantry Base Depot Havre France for Return to Australia
28/02/1919- Embarked Devonport for Australia per ” Anchises ”
7/04/1919- Disembarked Albany
3/06/1919- Discharged from Service
26/05/1954- Date of Death




Date  of  Recommendation  :  5 May 1918


” On the night of 24/25th April 1918 during a counter-attack by the Battalion on strong enemy positions  south of VILLERS  BRETTONEUX , this man who was a Company Runner , and repeatedly under very heavy machine Gun and Shell fire , carried important messages from Company to Battalion Headquarters , and also did splendid work in keeping in touch with Units on the flanks.  It was largely due to the untiring energy and devotion to duty of this man that Battalion Headquarters was kept informed of the various situations “.


1/01/1919-  51st Battalion- Pte. McQUADE, W.T. , 2742-  Was Presented with his MILTARY MEDAL by H.R.H. The PRINCE OF  WALES  on the 31/12/1918 “.


Date of Commonwealth of Australia Gazette  :  4 February 1919


Location in Commonwealth of Australia Gazette  :  Page 130,  Position  108


Date of London Gazette  :  13 September 1918


Location in London Gazette  :  Page  10778,  Position  87