|Place of birth||Stirling, Scotland|
|Age at embarkation||37|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Mary Bannatyne, Malborough Gardens, Cathcart, Glasgow, Scotland|
|Previous military service||Served for 4 years in the Territorial Force, Scotland.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Blackboy Hill, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||32nd Battalion, 1st Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/49/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Australian Dermatological Hospital|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Adelaide, 18 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 18 December 1915.
Admitted to No 2 australian General Hospital, Ghezireh, 18 January 1916 (dental deficiency); transferred to No 1 Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 2 February 1916; taken on strength, D Company, 8th Training Bn, Tel el Kebir, 3 March 1916.
Rejoined 32nd Bn, Duntroon Plateau, 4 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
On Command, School of Instruction, Morbecque, 6 July 1916.
Wounded in action (date not recorded); transferred to England, and admitted to Ontario Military Hospital, Orpington, Kent, 22 July 1916 (gun shot wound left and right foot); transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 11 January 1917; discharged to No 4 Command Depot, Wareham, 16 January 1917.
Found guilty, 6 February 1917, of being absent without leave from 3 pm, 2 February, to 2 pm, 3 February 1917: awarded 7 days' confined to barracks, and forfeited 2 days' pay.
Marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, from Wareham, 15 March 1917.
Classified B2A, 1 March 1917.
Attached for duty, 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 23 July 1917.
Found guilty, 16 November 1917, of conduct to the prejudice of good order and military discipline in that he was out of bed after lights out: awarded 7 days' confined to barracks.
Marched out to No 2 Camp, Parkhouse, 17 January 1919.
Promoted Temporary Sergeant, 14 February 1919.
Discharged from the AIF being medically unfit, London, 16 August 1919.
War service: 3 years 342 days (of which 3 years 272 days were abroad)
Subsequently returned to Australia (with wife and child) on board HT 'Ormonde'; embarked 24 December 1921.
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory MedalDeath attributed to war service.
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BANNATYNE John Burdon|