|Place of birth||Ipswich, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||c/o R Baker, Mount Kokeby, GSR, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Father, R Garrod, Parish Pond, Bramford, Ipswich, England|
|Previous military service||Served in the Suffolk Regiment, British Army; purchased discharged; also served for 5 months in the Special Reserve.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Perth, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||11th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/28/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||11th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Joined 11th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 7 January 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 20 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 3 (?) April 1916.
Wounded in action, 22-25 July 1916 (gun shot wound, head); admitted to 2nd Field Ambulance, 24 July 1916; transferred to 44th Casualty Clearing Station, 25 July 1916; to 5th General Hospital, Rouen, 27 July 1916; to 18th General Hospital, Camiers, 3 August 1916; to No 6 Convalescent Depot, 14 September 1916 (hernia); to 26th General Hospital, Etaples, 25 September 1916; to England, 27 September 1916, and admitted to 1st Western General Hospital, Liverpool, 28 September 1916; discharged on furlough, 5 October 1916, to report to No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 24 October 1916.
Marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 16 February 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suevic', 22 July 1917; discharged (medically unfit: wounded), Perth, 3 October 1917.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, GARROD John|