|Place of birth||Liverpool, England|
|Address||Metropole Hotel, Ross Island, Townsville, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||26|
|Next of kin||Captain. James Anderson, Liverpool, England|
|Previous military service||Served for 1.5 years in Army Service Corps, Liverpool College, England.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Townsville, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||9th Battalion, H Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/26/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||9th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli
Wounded in action, Gallipoli, 9 May 1915; admitted to Egyptian Government Hospital, Alexandria, 13 May 1915 (shrapnel wound, buttock; and mental deficiency: loss of memory); transferred to Citadel Hospital, Cairo, 23 May 1915.
Medical report, Citadel Hospital, 24 May 1915: 'He is in an acute maniacal state and partially delirious and has to be restrained from injuring himself and others ... The sargeant [sic] (RAMC) who accompanied him to the Citadel, Cairo, states that while in Alexandria he attempted to strangle a native ... He is ... prone to homicide and may attempt suicide.'
Transferred to Government Hospital for the Insane, Abbassia, 25 May 1915.
Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Kyarra', 9 June 1915 (shell shock; wound, hand); disembarked Melbourne, 10 June 1915; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 29 September 1915.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ANDERSON James William|