|Place of birth||Launceston, Tasmania|
|Address||5 Footscray Road, Kensington, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||27|
|Next of kin||Father, William Rout, 5 Footscray Road, Kensington, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||22nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/39/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Osterley on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||22nd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brother: 2853 Pte John Thomas ROUT, 58th Bn, killed in action, 18 September 1916.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Admitted to No 1 Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 12 December 1915 (sore arm following vaccination); discharged to duty, 15 December 1915.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 26 March 1916.
Found guilty, 2 April 1916, of being absent without leave from 8.30 pm, 3 April, to 1200, 3 April 1916: awarded 2 days' Field Punishment No 2 and forfeited 2 days' pay.
Found guilty, 4 April 1916, of (1) breaking from the ranks; (2) drunkenness: awarded 10 days' Field Punishment No 2.
Wounded in action, 5 August 1916 (gun shot wound, chest); admitted to 44th Casualty Clearing Station, 5 August 1916; transferred to No 6 General Hospital, Rouen, 7 August 1916; to england, 30 August 1916, and admitted to 3rd London General Hospital, Wandsworth, 31 August 1916 (wound: severe). Transferred to No 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 17 October 1916.
Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board HT 'Wiltshire', 12 November 1916; disembarked Melbourne, 31 December 1916; discharged (permanently unfit), Melbourne, 2 March 1917.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Embarkation Roll incorrectly states father's name as G. ROUT.|
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ROUT Tasman|