|Place of birth||Milltown, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||35|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Sarah S Lovett, Hamilton, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||26th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/43/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||12th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brothers: 1598 Pte Edward McDonald LOVETT, 13th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 20 May 1919; 3815 Pte Frederick Amos LOVETT, 4th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 15 June 1919; 764 Pte Herbert Stahle LOVETT, 5th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 22 July 1919; 1336 Pte Leonard Charles LOVETT, 39th Bn, returned to Australia, 8 July 1919.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength, 12th Bn, Serapeum, 11 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 29 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 5 April 1916.
Found guilty, 31 May 1916, of being drunk on Active Service, 29 May 1916: awarded 10 days' Field Punishment No 2.
Admitted to 1st Australian Field Ambulance, 29 September 1916 (sprained left ankle; subsequently recorded as sprained back); discharged to duty, and rejoined Bn, in the field, 13 October 1916.
Admitted to 2nd Field Ambulance, 20 November 1916 (scabies); transferred to 39th Casualty Clearing Station, 24 November 1916; to 32nd Stationary Hospital, Wimereux, 30 November 1916 (influenza); to No 1 Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 7 December 1916; to Base Details, Etaples, 14 December 1916; rejoined unit, 10 January 1917.
Admitted to 2nd Australian Field Ambulance, 27 January 1917 (myalgia); rejoined unit, 3rd Light Trench Mortar Battery), 3 February 1917.
Admitted to 1st Division Rest Station, 21 March 1917 (bronchitis), and transferred to 3rd Casualty Clearing Station; to 6th General hospital, Rouen, 23 March 1917 (debility); to No 2 Convalescent Depot, Rouen, 29 March 1917; to England, 17 April 1917, and admitted to 1st Southern General Hospital, Birmingham; transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 4 May 1917; discharged on furlough, 11 May 1917, to report to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 26 May 1917.
Detached for duty with 3rd Australian Light Trench Mortar Battery, 2 August 1917.
Marched out to Overseas Training Brigade, Longbridge Deverill, 5 October 1917.
Marched out to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 29 December 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Durham Castle', 10 March 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 10 May 1918; discharged (medically unfit: rheumatism, age), Melbourne, 17 June 1918.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, LOVETT Alfred John Henry|