|Place of birth||Kells, Co Meath, Ireland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||44|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs A M Garnett, Mildura, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served as a Cadet on board HMS 'Worcester' 1st Class (Certificate).|
|Place of enlistment||Mildura, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Driver|
|Unit name||38th Battalion, Headquarters|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/55/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Driver|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||38th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Age at death from cemetery records||47|
|Place of burial||Mildura Cemetery (Portion Church of England, Plot L, Grave NO. 19), Victoria|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Husband of Mrs A.M. GARNETT. Native of Kells, Co. Meath, Ireland|
War service: Western Front
Embarked, Melbourne, 20 June 1916; disembarked, Plymouth, England, 10 August 1916.
Admitted to General Hospital (sick), 17 November 1916; Marched into 10th Training Bn., from Park House, 4 January 1917; proceeded overseas to France, 4 February 1917; marched into 3rd Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 4 February 1917; marched out to front, 6 February 1917.
Admitted to 9th Australian Field Ambulance (myalgea), 10 February 1917; to 2nd Casualty Clearing Station, 21 February 1917; transferred to No 26 Ambulance Train, 23 February 1917; to 14th General Hospital, Wimereux, 24 February 1917; to England, from Boulonge, 24 February 1917; to 3rd London General Hospital, 26 February 1917, transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, 19 March 1917; discharged to Weymouth Command Depot, 25 April 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board 'A33' for discharge (senility and rheum), 23 May 1917; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 6 September 1917.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory MedalMedals stamp marked 'returned 10 May 1923'.
|Sources||NAA: B2455, GARNETT William Wade Stawell|