|Place of birth||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Address||Iron Knob, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||41|
|Next of kin||Friend, Mrs Mary Flynn, Iron Knob, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|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||32nd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 20 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 30 June 1916.
Taken on strength, 32nd Bn, in the field, 2 August 1916.
Admitted to 15th Field Ambulance, 4 August 1916 (measles); transferred to 7th General Hospital; to England, 17 August 1916, and admitted to Warncliffe War Hospital, Sheffield, 18 August 1916 (acute pneumonia; gun shot wound, face and eye [no details recorded of occasion of wounding]); transferred to Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 21 September 1916; discharged, 23 September 1916; marched out to No 1 Command Depot (Convalescent), Perham Downs, 23 September 1916.
Reported back to Perham Downs from furlough, 9 October 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 14 December 1916; rejoined Bn, in the field, 21 December 1916.
Admitted to 8th Australian Field Ambulance, 3 January 1917 (debility); rejoined Bn, 11 January 1917.
Admitted to 15th Australian Field Ambulance, 24 March 1917 (myalgia); to 3rd Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 27 March 1917 (rheumatism); to 3rd Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 30 March 1917; to England, 13 April 1917, and admitted to Kitchener Military Hospital, Brighton, 14 April 1917; discharged on furlough, 17 May 1917, to report to Training Depot, Perham Downs, 1 June 1917.
Married Kate DRURY, spinster, aged 33, The Register Office, Hampstead, 1 June 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 26 July 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 14 August 1917.
Detached to 5th Division Pack Transport Troop, 25 September 1917; rejoined Bn, 30 September 1917.
Detached to 5th Division Pack Transport Troop, 9 October 1917; rejoined Bn, 26 October 1917.
On leave, 16 September 1918; rejoined Bn from leave, 8 October 1918.
On leave to England, 19 February 1919; rejoined Bn from leave, 14 March 1919.
Marched out to England for return to Australia, 2 April 1919; disembarked Southampton, 10 April 1919, and marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Durham', 22 May 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 16 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 1 September 1919.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Death not attributed to war service.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
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|Sources||NAA: B2455, CARR John|