|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Bundaberg, Queensland|
|School||Bundaberg State School, Queensland|
|Address||North Bundaberg, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, Joseph Alexander Plant, North Bundaberg, Queensland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||31st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/48/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||4th Division Train|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brother: Alexander PLANT, enlisted; died at Enoggera Camp, Brisbane, Queensland.|
War service: Egyot, Western Front
Disembarked Suez, 31 January 1916.
Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 2 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 9 June 1916.
Wounded in action, 7 June 1917 (gun shot wound, face); admitted to 7th Canadian General Hospital, Etaples, 8 June 1917; rejoined Bn, 21 June 1917.
Found guilty of being absent without leave, 10-17 August 1917, and of being in possession of a false pass: awarded forfeiture of 20 days' pay.
Tried by District Court Martial, London, 14 February 1918. Found guilty of deserting His Majesty's Forces in that he failed to return to his unit in France, 18 August 1917; of attempting to obtain a false leave pass and railway ticket; and of being in possession of 5 blank passes: awarded 2 years' imprisonment with hard labour, and total forfeiture of 910 days' pay. Admitted to Wandsworth Prison, London, 18 February 1918. Unexpired portion of sentence (471 days) remitted, 30 October 1918.
Taken on strength, 7th Company, Australian Army Service Corps, France, 12 January 1919.
Commeced return to Australia on board HT 'China', 1 May 1919; disembarked Sydney, 11 June 1919; discharged, 11 July 1919.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||75|
|Place of burial||Toowoomba Lawn Cemetery, Queensland|