|Place of birth||Richmond, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||9 Kensington Road, South Yarra, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||31|
|Next of kin||Sister, Dora E Sherwin, 9 Kensington Road, South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil (previously rejected for enlistment on account of chest measurement)|
|Place of enlistment||Broadmeadows, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||24th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/41/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Allotted to and proceeded to join 8th Bn, 24 February 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 26 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France 31 March 1916.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 16 October 1917.
Promoted Temporary Corporal, 26 November 1917.
On leave, 23 February 1918; rejoined Bn from leave, 12 March 1918.
Appointed Corporal, 4 March 1918.
Wounded in action, 25 August 1918 (gassed), and admitted to 2nd Australian Field Ambulance, and transferred to 41st Casualty Clearing Station; to Ambulance train, 26 August 1918, and admitted to 5th General Hospital; transferred to England, 4 September 1918, and admitted to Graylingwell Military Hospital, 5 September 1918 (gas poisoning shell: severe); transferred to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 11 September 1918; discharged on furlough, 19 October 1918, to report to No 4 Command Depot, 2 November 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Berrima', 2 January 1919; discharged (medically unfit: effort syndrome), Melbourne, 3 April 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Second given name entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as Arnold. Originally enlisted 13 July 1915, Regimental No 2779; file marked 'Did not embark. In Isolation.'|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, SHERWIN James Arundel|