|True Name||TRUDGEON, James Ronald|
|Address||c/o Mrs McKenzie, Nicholson Street, Bairnsdale, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Guardian, Mrs L Trudgeon, Cheltenham, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||8th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/25/5|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||37th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 23 November 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 29 January 1917; marched in to No 2 Training Bn, 30 January 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 29 May 1917; taken on strength, 37th Bn, in the field, 18 June 1917.
Found guilty, 14 July 1917, of when on Active service being absent from billet after 9 pm and not in possession of a pass: awarded 3 days' confined to barracks.
Admitted to 11th Field Ambulance, 8 August 1917 (otitis media), and transferred to 2nd Casualty Clearing Station; to 47th General Hospital, Le Treport, 11 August 1917 (infected middle ear); to England, 13 September 1917, and admitted to Tooting Military Hospital (infection: slight); transferred to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 21 September 1917; discharged on furlough, 8 October 1917, to report to Command Depot, Codford, 22 October 1917.
Found guilty, Hurdcott, of neglecting to obey orders: awarded 5 days' confined to barracks.
Marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 29 March 1918.Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ruahine' for discharge (deafness), 12 May 1918; disembarked Sydney, 5 July 1918, for onward travel to Melbourne; discharged (medically unfit: deafness), Melbourne, 31 January 1919.
|Miscellaneous details||See 1783 Pte James Ronald TRUDGEON for first period of service.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, HARCOURT James Ronald|