|Place of birth||Tologa Bay, New Zealand|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||35|
|Next of kin||Father, H Kutia, Tologa Bay, New Zealand|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Charters Towers, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||9th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/26/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Mcgillivray on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||9th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Brisbane, 7 September 1916; found guilty, at sea, 13 October 1916, of being absent without leave: awarded forfeiture of 2 days' pay; found guilty, at sea, 7 October 1916, of being absent without leave: awarded 5 days' confined to barracks, and forfeited 1 day's pay; admitted to ship's hospital, 13 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 2 November 1916, and marched into 3rd Training Bn.
Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 13 November 1916; transferred to Parkhouse Hospital, 8 December 1916; discharged to 3rd Training Bn, Durrington, 6 January 1917; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 86 days.
Found guilty, 11 April 1917, of being absent without leave from 8 am, 6 April, till 8 am, 9 April 1917: awarded 96 hours' detention, and forfeiture of a total of 9 days' pay.
Found guilty, 2 June 1917, of being absent without leave from 29 May till 11 am, 1 June 1917: awarded 96 hours' detention, and forfeiture of 8 days' pay.
Marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 9 August 1917.
Commenced return to Australia (left inguinal hernia), 25 August 1917; discharged (medically unfit: not due to misconduct) Melbourne, 2 January 1918.
Total war service: 2 years 28 days (of which 1 year 101 days was abroad)Medal: British War Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, THOMPSON Charles|