3/07/1915- To 11th Battalion 10th Reinforcements Blackboy Hill WA as Private
13/10/1915- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard “Themistocles” bound for Egypt
6/11/1915- Disembarked Alexandria to Overseas Training Base Egypt
23/11/1915- Admitted 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital Abbassia Egypt ( Sick )
7/12/1915- Discharged to Unit Details Tel-el-Kebir Egypt ex Sickness
7/01/1916- Posted 11th Battalion ” C ” Company Tel-el-Kebir Egypt
1/03/1916- Transferred 51st Battalion Tel-el-Kebir Egypt
12/06/1916- Disembarked Marseilles France ex Alexandria Egypt
16/08/1916- Admitted 44th Casualty Clearing Station France(Influenza)
27/08/1916- Evacuated/Admitted 3rd Canadian General Hospital Boulogne France ( Influenza )
29/08/1916-  Evacuated/Admitted St Johns Hospital Hastings England ( Pneumonia )
7/09/1916- Awarded MILITARY MEDAL
21/09/1916- Admitted 1st Australian Aux Hospital Harefield England
21/09/1916- To No. 2 Command Depot Weymouth England ex Sickness
16/10/1916- To No. 3 Command Depot Woolwich England
3/11/1916- To No. 4 Command Depot Wareham England
22/12/1916- To Infantry Draft Depot No. 4 Camp Perham Downs England ex Wareham
1/01/1917- Proceeded Overseas 4th Australian Division Base Depot Etaples France ex Perham Downs
27/02/1917- Rejoined Unit in the field France ex Base Depot
27/02/1917- Awarded MILITARY MEDAL
11/10/1917- Wounded in Action France ( Gunshot Wound Back )
13/10/1917- Admitted 11th Stationary Hospital Rouen France ex 13th Australian Field Ambulance ex 10th Casualty Clearing Station
15/10/1917- To No. 2 Convalescent Depot Rouen France
24/10/1917- To 4th Australian Division Base Depot Havre France Base Details
27/11/1917- Rejoined Unit in the field France ex Wounded
14/01/1918- Granted Leave England
16/01/1918- MARRIAGE  to Gladys Victoria MARTIN of 64 Jamaica Road Bermondsey England , Age 24, at St James Church Bermondsey London- Brides Father- Corn Merchant.
30/01/1918- Rejoined Unit in the field France ex Leave ex Marriage
10/06/1918- Wounded in Action France ( Gassed )
10/06/1918- Admitted 5th Australian Field Ambulance then to 61st Casualty Clearing Station & 49th Casualty Clearing Station
1/07/1918- Rejoined Unit in the field France ex Sickness/Injury
15/08/1918- Wounded in Action France ( Shell Wound Thigh )
16/08/1918- Admitted 5th General Hospital Rouen France ex 53rd Field Ambulance ex 53rd Casualty Clearing Station
26/08/1918- Evacuated/Admitted 5th Southern General Hospital Portsmouth England
30/09/1918- Admitted 3rd Australian Aux Hospital Dartford England
20/12/1918- Granted Leave England
3/01/1919- To No. 1 Command Depot Sutton Veny England
5/02/1919- To No. 2 Command Depot Weymouth England
29/04/1919- Granted Leave England pending return to Australia
21/06/1919- Embarked England for Australia per ” Konigin Louise ”
3/08/1919- Disembarked Fremantle
26/09/1919- Discharged from Service ( Medically Unfit ).

SERVICE MEDALS AWARDED

1914/1915 Star No. 1617

British War Medal No. 5059

Victory Medal No. 5050

Military Medal.

 

AWARDED  MILITARY  MEDAL

Date of Recommendation : 20 August 1916

MILITARY MEDALS AWARDED to both Pte. Walter NOAKES &  Pte. Levi Matthew NOAKES–  ” Near MOUQUET FARM.  For gallantry & devotion to duty as stretcher-bearers.  On the night of 14th/15th Aug. 1916 ,  these brothers repeatedly bandaged  and carried in wounded men under heavy shell  and machine gun fire  from NO MANS LAND.  On 15th August through heavy shell fire they brought a serious case down to the Battalion Aid Post.  Though much exhausted they volunteered again to go out in response to an urgent call to Battalion Headquarters through a heavy barrage and bandaging and helping wounded until completely breaking down from fatigue “

 

Date of Commonwealth of Australia Gazette :  19 April 1917

 

Location in Commonwealth of Australia Gazette : Page  924,  Position  158

 

Date of London Gazette : 16 November 1916

 

Location in London Gazette : Page  11145,  Position  49.

 

 

The Noakes Family were very well-known Farmers in the vicinty of Brunswick Junction WA.