PREVIOUS SERVICE – 86 Battalion Cadets- serving till Enlistment
26/01/1916- Application to Enlist & Medical Examination Completed Perth WA
5/02/1916- To Signallers
3/03/1916- To ” A ” Company No. 7 Depot Battalion
13/03/1916- To 16th Reinforcements 16th Battalion Bunbury WA
31/03/1916- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard ” Shropshire ” bound for Egypt
24/04/1916- Disembarked Alexandria ex Australia to Overseas Training Base
20/05/1916- To No. 2 Australian Stationary Hospital Tel-el-Kebir Egypt ( Pyrexia ) then transferred to No. 2 Hospital Train
22/05/1916- To No. 4 Aux Hospital Abbassia Egypt ( Enteric )
3/06/1916- Transferred Convalescent Depot Ras-el-Tin Egypt
1/07/1916- Joined 11th Battalion Details Tel-el-Kebir
6/08/1916- Embarked Alexandria with British Expeditionary Forces bound for England to 4th Training Battalion
22/09/1916- Embarked England to 4th Australian Division Base Depot Etaples
4/10/1916- Joined 16th Battalion in the field France
7/01/1917- Admitted 5th General Hospital Rouen France ( Ulcer Right Foot ) ex 4th Australian Field Ambulance ex 45th Casualty Clearing Station
16/01/1917- Transferred No. 2 Convalescent Depot Rouen
20/01/1917- Discharged to 4th ADBD Etaples
17/02/1917- Rejoined Unit in the field France ex Injured
15/06/1917- Admitted 3rd New Zealand Ambulance ( Rheumatism/Athritis ) ex 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station
30/06/1917- Rejoined Unit in the field France ex Injury
19/02/1918- To 4th Division Power Buzzer Course France
5/04/1918- Killed in Action Hebuterne France.

 

REPORT OF SOLDIER’S DEATH

Informant – Sgt. Major J.T. TANDRY-
” KILLED IN ACTION – 5/04/1918
I saw him after he was wounded at Hebuterne, near Albert, early in April, 1918. He died on the way to the Dressing Station. I was present when he was buried near Lone House in the Hebuterne Cemetery. A cross was erected by the Battalion “.

 

SERVICE MEDALS AWARDED

British War Medal – No. 34519

Victory Medal – No. 34275

Memorial Plaque/Scroll – 342646

 

MEMORIAL INSCRIPTIONS

Waroona War Memorial WA

Australian War Memorial Canberra ACT – Panel No. 81.