21/07/1915- Completed Application For Enlistment & Medical Examination Perth WA
28/07/1915- To No. 1 Depot Battalion WA
16/09/1915- To 5th Reinforcements 28th Battalion Blackboy Hill Camp WA as Private
13/10/1915- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard ” Themistocles ” bound for Egypt
06/11/1915- Disembarked Alexandria Egypt to Overseas Training Base
04/01/1916- Admitted Military Hospital Abbassia Egypt ( Sick )
25/01/1916- Rejoined Battalion Egypt ex Hospital
03/03/1916- Transferred to 51st Battalion Tel-el-Kebir Egypt ex Zeitoun
18/05/1916- Admitted Hospital Serapeum Egypt ( Heat Stroke ) ex 4th Field Ambulance ex 54th Casualty Clearing Station
03/06/1916- Admitted 1st Australian Stationary Hospital Ismailia Egypt ( Pneumonia ) ex Tel-el-Kebir
06/08/1916- Embarked Alexandria Egypt with British Expeditionary Forces bound for Marseilles France
23/09/1916- To 4th Australian Division Base Depot Etaples France
07/10/1916- Taken on Strength 51st Battalion France ex Base Depot
26/12/1916- Awarded MILITARY MEDAL for Bravery
12/01/1917- Appointed Lance Corporal France
02/04/1917- Wounded in Action France( Gunshot Wound to Right Arm )
02/04/1917- Admitted 56th Casualty Clearing Station ex 4th Australian Field Ambulance
15/04/1917- Rejoined Battalion France ex Wounds
13/05/1917- Promoted Temporary Corporal France
09/06/1917- Wounded in Action Belgium ( Gunshot Wound to Shoulder/Chest)
10/06/1917- Admitted USA General Hospital Abbeville France ex 77th Field Ambulance
24/06/1917- Evacuated/Admitted Military Hospital Tooting England
13/08/1917- Admitted 3rd Australian Aux Hospital Dartford England
17/08/1917- To No. 2 Command Depot Weymouth England
27/09/1917- Embarked England aboard ” Suevic ” for Return to Australia
12/11/1917- Disembarked Fremantle WA
03/12/1917- Discharged from Service ( Medically Unfit ).



1914/15 Star- Medal No. 4615

British War Medal – No. 5642

Victory Medal – No. 56312

Military Medal



Date of Recommendation- 12/12/1916-  H.V. COX, Major-General , 4th Australian Division

Date of Award- 26/12/1916- W.R. BIRDWOOD- Lieut-General , Commanding Australian Army.

Action for which commended:-
” Early on morning of 4th June 1916 near Flers, this man, accompanied by Private. F. WALKER, was carrying despatches from the firing line to Battalion Headquarters , under heavy shell fire; Private WALKER was wounded and he dressed him in the open, assisted him to shelter, then taking WALKER’S despatches¬† with his own, he delivered them to Battalion Headquarters, then returned through shell fire to his Company. He showed consistent coolness and bravery at all times under fire “.