|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Address||32 Church Street, Abbotsford, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Father, J.W. Stubbs, 32 Church Street, Abbotsford, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil (1897 quota - 55B)|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||2nd Field Ambulance|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||26/45/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||Commissioned|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||2nd Field Ambulance|
Unit: 8th Australian Infantry Battalion
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Admitted to No 2 Australian Field Ambulance, Mena, Egypt, 16 March 1915 (tonsillitis); discharged, 19 March 1915.
Embarked to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 5 April 1915.
Admitted to No 2 Australian Field Ambulance, Anzac Cove, 27 June 1915 (sore foot); discharged, 28 June 1915.
Admitted to No 2 Australian Field Ambulance, Anzac Cove, 8 July 1915 (earache); discharged, 10 July 1915.
Found guilty, 17 January 1916, of being absent from 0645 hours parade: awarded 3 days' confined to barracks.
Admitted to No 2 Australian Field Ambulance, Serapeum, 8 February 1916 (circumcision); discharged to duty, 15 February 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 23 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 30 March 1916.
To hospital, 23 June 1916; rejoined unit, 27 June 1916.
To hospital, 31 October 1916; rejoined unit, 2 November 1916.
Attached to 1st Division School of Instruction, 30 January 1917.
Admitted to No 36 Casualty Clearing Station, 10 February 1917 (influenza); transferred to Ambulance Train, 10 February 1917; to New Zealand Stationary Hospital, 10 February 1917; discharged, 18 February 1917; rejoined 2nd Australian Field Ambulance, 19 February 1917.
Transferred to No 2 Officers Cadet Bn, England, 1 April 1917; marched into No 2 Officers Cadet Bn, Cambridge, 7 April 1917, and selected to attend course at No 4 Officers Cadet Bn, Oxford, the same day.
Appointed 2nd Lieutenant and posted to General Infantry Reinforcements, 5 August 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 18 August 1917; marched into 1st Australian Divisional Base Depot, 19 August 1917.
Proceeded to unit, 21 August 1917; taken on strength of 8th Bn, 23 August 1917.
Wounded in action, 4 October 1917, and placed on Seconded List the same day; admitted to No 3 Australian Field Ambulance, 4 October 1917 (shrapnel wound, leg and arm); transferred to No 10 Casualty Clearing Station, 4 October 1917 (gunshot wound to left leg that required amputation below knee, No 10 Casualty Clearing Station, 4 October 1917; also suffered gunshot wounds to right thigh and calf, and left arm); to No 19 Ambulance Train, 15 October 1917; to British Red Cross Hospital, Le Touquet, 15 October 1917; to England, 30 December 1917; to No 3 London General Hospital, 30 December 1917; placed on Supernumerary List, 4 January 1918; to No 6 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Wellin, 30 January 1918.
Promoted Lieutenant, 24 February 1918.
To No 2 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Southall, 25 February 1918; to No 6 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Wellin, 20 March 1918; fitted with artificial limb, April 1918, but unable to wear it after 2 months; to No 2 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Southall, 9 October 1918; to No 6 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Wellin, 3 January 1919: Note, five operations were performed, the last in October 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ceramic', 25 January 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 23 March 1919; appointment terminated (discharged: medically unfit) Melbourne, 13 February 1920.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||32|
|Place of burial||Burwood Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, STUBBS John Watson|