|Place of birth||South Melbourne, Victoria|
|Address||386 Graham Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Father, J Carns, 386 Graham Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||29th Battalion, B Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/46/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Gunner|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||13th Field Artillery Brigade|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
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War service: embarked from Melbourne, 10 November 1915; disembarked Suez, Egypt, 7 December 1915. Transferred to 5th Division Artillery, 15 March 1916, and posted to 49th Battery, 13th Field Artillery Brigade.
Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 23 June 1916. Transferred to Rest Camp, 11 June 1917; rejoined unit, 24 June 1917. Granted furlough, 11 July 1917; rejoined unit, 31 July 1917.
Wounded in action, 4 October 1917; admitted to 2nd Australian General Hospital, Boulogne, 5 October 1917 (shrapnel wound, right hand). Transferred to England, 10 October 1917; admitted to Norfolk War Hospital, Thorpe, Norwich, 10 October1917 (right hand amputated). Transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 30 January 1918. Discharged from hospital and granted furlough, 5 February 1918, to report to No. 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 19 February 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Dunluce Castle', 8 April 1918; transshipped to 'Port Darwin', Egypt; disembarked Sydney, 17 August 1918; discharged, 24 September 1918.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
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