|Place of birth||Richmond, Victoria|
|Address||Bakers Hill, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Mary Enright Pumphrey, Bakers Hill, Western Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Perth, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||51st Battalion, 5th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/68/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A66 Uganda on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||51st Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Fremantle, 20 September 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 15 November 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 12 December 1916; taken on strength, 51st Bn, in the field, 23 December 1916.
Admitted to 76th Field Ambulance, 3 June 1917 (eczema); transferred to No 2 Australian General Hospital, Wimereux, 13 June 1917; to 25th General Hospital, 15 June 1917. Marched into 4th Australian Division Base Depot, Havre, from hospital, 11 July 1917.
Found guilty of overstaying leave by 9½ hours on 21 July 1917: forfeited a total of 2 days' pay.
Rejoined unit, in the field, 15 August 1917.
Wounded in action, 16 August 1917 (gun shot wound, left shoulder, right hand), and admitted to 4th Australian Field Ambulance; transferred same day to 11th General Hospital, Camiers; to England, 22 August 1917, and admitted same day to Graylingwell War Hospital, Chichester. Transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 30 August 1917; discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 3 September 1917.
Marched into No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, from Weymouth, 21 October 1917; marched into Overseas Training Brigade, Longbridge Deverill, from Sutton Veny, 6 December 1917.
Found guilty, 31 December 1917, of being absent without leave from midnight, 27 December 1917, until 0700, 31 December 1917: forfeited 9 days' pay; forfeited a total of 12 days' pay.
Proceeded overseas to France, 3 January 1918; rejoined unit, in the field, 8 January 1918.
Wounded in action (second occasion), 21 March 1918 (gassed), and admitted to 8th Australian Field Ambulance; transferred to 11th Casualty Clearing Station, 22 March 1918; to 35th General Hospital, Calais, 25 March 1918; to 25th General Hospital, Calais, 27 March 1918 (scabies); discharged to No 7 Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 30 March 1918; discharged to Rest Camp, Calais, 9 April 1918; rejoined unit, in the field, 22 April 1918.
Wounded in action (third occasion, 25 April 1918 (shrapnel wound, right shoulder), and admitted to 25th Field Ambulance; discharged to duty and rejoined unit same day.
Admitted to 12th Australian Field Ambulance, 16 June 1918 (influenza); discharged to duty, 21 June 1918.
On leave to United Kingdom, 11 October 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 27 October 1918.
Admitted to 13th Field Ambulance, 3 November 1918 (gonorrhoea), and transferred same day to 41st Stationary Hospital; to No 1 Stationary hospital, 15 November 1918; to 39th General Hospital, Rouen, 16 November 1918; discharged to Base Depot, 5 December 1918; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 33 days. Rejoined unit, in the field, 4 January 1919.
On leave to Brussels, 26 February 1919; rejoined unit from leave, 8 March 1919.
Marched out to England for return to Australia, 22 April 1919; marched into No 4 Group, Hurdcott, 23 April 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Konigin Luise', 21 June 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 2 August 1919; discharged, Perth, 17 September 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: , PUMPHREY Richard|