|Place of birth||Adelaide, South Australia|
|School||Sturt Street, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Address||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||35|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Mary Joyce, 245 Gouger Street, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||50th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/67/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||50th Battalion|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||Died of Bronchial Pneumona in France.|
|Fate||Died of disease
|Place of death or wounding||France|
|Age at death||35|
|Age at death from cemetery records||37|
|Place of burial||Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XVIA, Row B, Grave No. 15), Fouilloy, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Walter James and Mary JOYCE, 245 Ganger Street, Adelaide, South Australia|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 4 August 1917; disembarked Glasgow, Scotland, 2 October 1917; marched into 13th Training Bn, Codford, 3 October 1917.
Promoted Acting Sergeant, 21 November 1917.
Found guilty, 14 February 1918, of being absent without leave from 2400 hours, 12 February 1918, until arrested by Military Police at 1050 hours, 13 February 1918: award, reverts to the rank of Private, and forfeits 1 day's pay.
Promoted Acting Sergeant, 19 March 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 15 April 1918, and reverts to the rank of Private the same day; marched into Base Depot, Calais, 15 April 1918.
Proceeded to unit, 17 April 1918; taken on strength of 50th Bn, in the field, 22 April 19180.
Promoted Corporal, 27 May 1918, and promoted Temporary Sergeant the same day.
Promoted Sergeant, 24 July 1918.
Admitted to No 13 Australian Field Ambulance, 21 October 1918, and transferred to No 41 Stationary Hospital, Remy, the same day (pneumonia).
Died, No 41 Stationary Hospital, 22 October 1918 (broncho pneumonia).Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, JOYCE Ernest William|