|Place of birth||Millicent, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Beach Port, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs H. Madex, Beach Port, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Enlisted in AIF, 26 January 1915; discharged 10 May 1915 as unlikely to become an efficient soldier|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Gunner|
|Unit name||Field Artillery Brigade 6, Reinforcement 6|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/34/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||1644|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||32nd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Found guilty, Parkhouse, England, 29 August 1916, of (1) not obeying an order of a N.C.O.; (2) making a false statement; (3) breaking arrest; (4) not being in possession of a pay book and identity disc: awarded 14 days' detention.
Found guilty, 18 September 1916, of being drunk and creating a disturbance: awarded 3 days' confined to barracks.
Found guilty, 24 September 1916, of being absent from 0630 hours parade: awarded 2 days' confined to barracks.
Found guilty, 3 October 1916, of being absent without leave from 0930 hours, 1 October 1916, until 1200 hours, 2 October 1916: awarded 3 days' confined to barracks.
Found guilty, 5 October 1916, of being absent from Defaulters' Parade, 4 October 1916: awarded 3 days' confined to barracks.
Found guilty, 9 October 1916, of being absent from Tattoo Roll Call, 8 October 1916: awarded 2 days' confined to barracks.
Marched into Australian Army Training Depot, from A Battery, Wallington, 23 October 1916.
Marched into 8th Training Bn, Codford, from 15th Field Artillery Brigade, 26 October 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 11 November 1916; marched into 5th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 12 November 1916.
Marched out to unit, 22 November 1916; taken on strength of 32nd Bn, in the field, 25 November 1916.
Found guilty, 31 December 1916, of being improperly dressed on parade: awarded 2 days' confined to barracks.
Attached to 4th Salvage Company, 24 February 1917.
Admitted to No 14 Australian Field Ambulance, March 1917 (laryngitis); transferred to No 45 Casualty Clearing Station, 5 March 1917 (gas poisoning); to No 3 Canadian Stationary Hospital, Doullens, 6 March 1917 (not yet diagnosed, shell gas).
Admitted to 5th Divisional Rest Station, 9 May 1917 (tachycardia); transferred to No 9 Casualty Clearing Station, 9 May 1917; to No 4 Casualty Clearing Station, 11 May 1917; to No 10 Ambulance Train, 22 May 1917; to No 9 General Hospital, Rouen (disordered action of heart); to No 2 Convalescent Depot, Rouen, 25 May 1917; discharged to Base Depot, 18 June 1917; marched into 5th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Le Havre, 20 June 1917.
To England, fit for Permanent Base duties only, 25 June 1917; marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 26 June 1917, and classified B1A2.
Marched into No 4 Command Depot, Codford, 9 July 1917.
Marched into Overseas Training Depot, Perham Downs, 27 August 1917.
Admitted to Tidworth Military Hospital, 28 August 1917 (sore throat); discharged to Training Depot, 5 September 1917.
Admitted to Tidworth Miltiary Hospital, 19 September 1917; discharged and marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 13 November 1917.
Found guilty, 27 November 1917, of (1) disobeying an routine order in that he was found in field adjacent to camp; (2) absent without leave from 1330 hours, 24 November 1917, until Tattoo, 26 November 1917: awarded 7 days' Field Punishment No 2 and total forfeiture of 10 days' pay.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Darwin', 11 January 1918; disembarked Melbourne, ; discharged (medically unfit, sciatica), Adelaide, 19 March 1918.
Total war service: 2 years 214 days (of which 1 year 244 days was abroad).
Medals: British War Medal, Victory MedalAlso noted as having suffered shell shock.
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, MADEX Oliver|