|Place of birth||Rolla, Missouri, USA|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Kellerberrin, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||31|
|Next of kin||Father, Walter John Packard, Trimby, St Mary's nr Ipswich, Suffolk, England|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Northam, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||11th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/28/5|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||11th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Fremantle, 29 June 1917; disembarked Plymouth, England, 25 August 1917, and marched in to No 3 Training Bn, Durrington.
Proceeded overseas to France, 16 January 1918; joined 11th Bn, in the field, 22 January 1918.
Wounded in action, 1 April 1918 (gassed), and admitted to 1st Australian Field Ambulance, and transferred to 11th Casualty Clearing Station; to Ambulance Train No 12, 3 April 1918, and admitted to 55th General Hospital, Boulogne; transferred to England, 11 April 1918, and admitted to 1st Southern General Hospital, Monyhall, Birmingham; discharged on furlough, 15 April 1918, to report to No 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 29 April 1918.
Marched in to No 4 Command Depot, 29 April 1918.
Marched out to Overseas Training Brigade, Longbridge Deverill, 8 July 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 3 August 1918; rejoined 11th Bn, in the field, 13 August 1918.
Detached for duty with 1st Australian Motor Transport Company, 9 January 1919; rejoined Bn from detachment, 17 January 1919.
On leave to United Kingdom, 13 March 1919.
Married Mabel Alice JUBY, All Saints' Church of England, Framlingham, Suffolk, 22 March 1919.
Leave extended, 30 March-30 June 1919, with pay and subsistence: Non-Military Employment: farming, attending H.W. Packley, Shotley, Ipswich.
Granted pre-embarkation leave until 18 July 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Mahana', 25 September 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 3 November 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 11 December 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, PACKARD John|