PREVIOUS SERVICE – 2 years French Navy

ENLISTED ON TWO ( 2 ) SEPARATE OCCASIONS

FIRST ENLISTMENT

20/01/1916- To 45 Depot as Private then to Pioneers 44th Battalion
20/03/1916- Admitted No. 8 Australian General Hospital Fremantle WA ( Rheumatism )
2/05/1916- Medical Board Examination Claremont WA
9/05/1916- Discharged from Hospital to Blackboy Hill WA for Service Discharge
13/05/1916- Discharged from Service ( Medically Unfit )

RE-ENLISTMENT

22/12/1916- To ” D ” Depot Blackboy Hill WA as Private
28/12/1916- To 8th Reinforcements 46th Battalion Blackboy Hill
29/12/1916- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard ” Persic ” bound for England
3/03/1917- Disembarked Devonport England
4/03/1917- To 12th Training Battalion Codford England
12/05/1917- Admitted Group Clearing Hospital Codford ( Periostitis of foot )
14/05/1917 – Discharged Hospital to 12th Training Battalion
17/06/1917- Admitted Group Clearing Hospital Codford ( Scabies )
2/07/1917- Proceeded Overseas 4th Australian Division Base Depot Havre France ex Folkestone ex Codford
12/08/1917- Joined 46th Battalion in the field France
19/10/1917- Wounded and Reported Missing in Action Belgium
8/06/1918- Court of Enquiry Held – PINCHON found to have been Killed in Action Zonnebeke Belgium.

COURT OF ENQUIRY STATEMENTS OF EVIDENCE OF DEATH

Refer to Pages No’d 70 and 71 on National Archives of Australia Service Record.

PAYBOOK NUMBER – 212425.

 

SERVICE MEDALS AWARDED

British War Medal – No. 56260

Victory Medal – No. 55337

Memorial Plaque/Scroll – No. 346612

 

MEMORIAL INSCRIPTIONS

Bunbury Roll of Honour WA

Australian War Memorial Canberra ACT – Panel No. 142.