|Place of birth||South Melbourne, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of Christ|
|Address||66 Holden Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs S Joyner, 66 Holden Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served in the Junior Cadets for 3 years; Senior Cadets for 4 years; Citizen Military Forces for 1 year: ast time of AIF enlistment still serving in 28th Field Ambulance.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||7th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/24/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||2589|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||7th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 3 July 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 2 September 1916.
Found guilty, 22 September 1916, of being absent without leave from 12 pm, 17 September, until he reported at Reveille, 22 September 1916: awarded 6 days' confined to camp and forfeited 5 days' pay.
Proceeded overseas to France, 22 September 1916; taken on strength, 7th Bn, in the field, Belgium, 5 October 1916.
Admitted to 3rd Field Ambulance, 19 April 1917; transfererd to Divisional Rest Station, 20 April 1917 (influenza); to 56th Casualty Clearing Station, 30 April 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 10 May 1917.
Wounded in action, 20 September 1917 (gun shot wound, back, left buttock), and admitted to 6th Field Ambulance; transferred same day to 10th Casualty Clearing Station; to 83rd General Hospital, Boulogne, 21 September 1917; to England, 24 September 1917, and admitted to Shorncliffe Military Hospital. Transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 16 October 1917; discharged on furlough, 19 October 1917, to report to No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 2 november 1917.
Admitted to Clearing Hospital, Sutton Veny, 6 November 1917 (colic); discharged to No 1 Command Depot, 9 November 1917.
Awarded Military Medal.
Marched out to Overseas Training Brigade, Longbridge Deverill, 23 November 1917.
Found guilty, 17 December 1917, of being absent without leave from midnight, 6 December 1917, until apprehended by the Military Police at 4.15 pm, 12 December 1917: awarded forfeiture of 6 days' pay; total forfeiture: 12 days' pay.
Proceeded overseas to France, 27 December 1917; rejoined unit, in the field, 1 January 1918.
Admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance, 10 May 1918, and transferred same day to 2nd casualty Clearing Station; to Ambulance Train No 9, 11 May 1918, and admitted to 2nd Australian General Hospital, Boulogne, 12 May 1918 (trench fever). Transferred to No 1 convalescent Depot, 23 June 1918; discharged to Base Depot, 24 June 1918 ('fit'); rejoined Bn, in the field, 7 July 1918.
Wounded in action (second occasion), 9 August 1918 (gun shot wound, ankle), and admitted to 15th Australian Field Ambulance and then transferred same day to Casualty Clearing Station; to 2nd Australian General Hospital, Boulogne, 10 August 1918; to England, 12 August 1918, and admitted same day to County of Middlesex War Hospital, Napsbury. Transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 28 August 1918; discharged on furlough, 30 August 1918, to report to No 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 13 September 1918.
Admitted to No 1 Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 16 September 1918; discharged, 9 October 1918; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 24 days.
Marched into Convalescent Training Depot, Parkhouse, 9 October 1918; marched into No 4 command Depot, Hurdcott, 5 November 1918.
Found guilty, 21 November 1918, of being absent without leave from 2400, 19 November, to 1430, 20 November 1918: awarded 3 days' confined to camp, and forfeited 1 day's pay.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Delta', 24 January 1919; disembarked, Melbourne, 10 March 1919; discharged, Melbourne, 24 April 1919.Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||See 2589 Benjamin Boag JOYNER for first period of service.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, JOYNER Benjamin Boag|