James Rupert HAEUSLER

Regimental number6746
Place of birthSpringdale, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressSpringdale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 11.5"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr C F Haeusler, Springdale, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 July 1916
Place of enlistmentCootamundra, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Port Napier on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 August 1919
Discharge date7 November 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 17 November 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 29 January 1917; marched in to 4th Training Bn, Codford, 30 January 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 20 March 1917; taken on strength, 29th Bn, in the field, 15 April 1917.

Admitted to 8th Australian Field Ambulance, 17 July 1917 (boil on face), and transferred same day to 5th Division Rest Station; rejoined Bn, 21 July 1917.

Admitted to 5th Division Rest Station, 23 December 1917 (laryngitis), and transferred same day to 3rd Canadian General Hospital, Boulogne; to No 7 Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 3 January 1918; to No 3 Rest Camp, 6 January 1918; to Base Depot, Havre, 11 January 1918; rejoined Bn, in the field, 23 January 1918.

On leave to United Kingdom, 21 February 1918; rejoined Bn from leave, 8 March 1918.

Transferred to 32nd Bn, and taken on strength, in the field, 12 October 1918.

On leave to England, 18 January 1919; rejoined Bn from leave, 8 February 1919.

Detached to Corps Workshops, Jeumont, 7 March 1919.

Marched out to England for return to Australia, 11 April 1919; marched in to Army Service Corps Training Depot, Parkhouse, 13 April 1919.

Granted leave with pay and subs (6/- per day), 15 April-26 May 1919 (Non-Military Employment), to attend machinery course at Leicester Sheep Shearing Company, Gloucester.

Leave expired, 26 May 1919' extended to 4 June 1919.

Marched into No 2 Group, Sutton Veny, 7 June 1919.

Commenced return to Australia from Liverpool on board HT 'Ayrshire', 2 August 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 22 September 1919; discharged, Sydney, 7 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 September 1953
SourcesNAA: B2455, HAEUSLER James Rupert