|Place of birth||Mt Gambier, South Australia|
|Address||Mt Gambier, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||29|
|Next of kin||Cousin, Mrs Agnes Slater, Merghiny, West Coast, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil (previously rejected on account of eyesight)|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||32nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/49/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||27th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength, 47th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 29 April 1916.
Admitted to 12th Field Ambulance, 12 May 1916 (influenza); discharged to duty, 19 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 2 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 9 June 1916.
Transferred to 4th Division Salvage Company, 17 July 1916.
Admitted to 3rd Casualty Clearing Station, 5 September 1916 (myalgia); transferred to 3rd Canadian General Hospital, Boulogne, 7 September 1916 (wound, left ear, and pleurisy); to England, 7 September 1916, and admitted to 2nd Eastern General Hospital, Brighton, 8 September 1916 (pleurisy: mild); transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 16 January 1917; discharged on furlough, 10 February 1917, to report to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 26 February 1917.
Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board HT 'Themistocles', 6 April 1917; arrived Melbourne, 2 July 1917, for onward travel to Adelaide; discharged (medically unfit: amblyopia), Adelaide, 9 November 1917.
War service: 2 years 40 days (of which 1 year 100 days was abroad)
Medals: British War Medal, Victory MedalDeath attributed to war service.
|Date of death|
|Age at death||51|
|Place of burial||Mt Gambier Cemetery, South Australia|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BOOTH William Henry|