|Place of birth||Walhalla, Victoria|
|Address||North Adelaide, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Evelyn Edith Verran, 144 Margaret Street, North Adelaide, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Served for 33 days in the AIF: discharged for failing riding test.|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||32nd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/49/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||32nd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Photo: Peter Dennis|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Adelaide, 12 August 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 30 September 1916, and marched in to 8th Training Bn.
Proceeded overseas to France, 5 December 1916; admitted to Segregation Camp, Etaples, 6 December 1916; marched in to 5th Australian Division Base Depot, 12 January 1917.
Found guilty, 26 January 1917, of (1) failing to get oput of bed at Reveille; (2) being absent without leave from 5.45 am parade: awarded 4 days' Field Punishment No 2.
Admitted to 7th Australian field Ambulance, 24 February 1917 (influenza); transferred to 9th Casualty Clearing Station, 26 February 1917 (pyrexia, unknown origin); to 12th General Hospital, Rouen, 4 March 1917; to England, 21 March 1917 (nephritis), and admitted to 1st London General Hospital, Camberwell, 22 March 1917; discharged on furlough, 21 May 1917, to report to Training Depot, Perham Downs, 5 June 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 21 July 1917; disembarked Fremantle, 15 September 1917; re-embarked on board HT 'Nestor', 20 September 1917; disembarked Adelaide; discharged (medically unfit: nephritis), Adelaide, 21 March 1918.
War service: 1 year 322 days (of which 1 year 41 days were abroad)Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||38|
|Place of burial||AIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, VERRAN John|