|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Chilwell, Victoria|
|Address||28 Ovens Street, Yarraville, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||W D'Altera, 28 Ovens Street, Yarraville, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Footscray, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||7th Battalion, Headquarters|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/24/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Captain|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||7th Battalion|
Unit: 7th Battalion
Unit: 7th Battalion
Unit: 7th Battalion
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 5 April 1915.
Wounded in action, 25 April 1915 (gun shot wound, right wrist); transferred to Malta, 4 May 1915, and admitted to Convalescent Hospital, Tigne; discharged from hospital, 26 May 1915.
Embarked Alexandria to rejoin Bn, 3 July 1915; rejoined Bn, Gallipoli, 10 July 1915.
Admitted to 2nd Australian Stationary Hospital, Lemnos, 13 November 1915 (septic leg); transferred to Convalescent Camp, Mudros, 11 November 1915; discharged to duty, 31 December 1915; rejoined Bn, 1 January 1916.
Disembarked Alexandria, 7 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Promoted Corporal and Temporary Sergeant, 25 February 1916.
Promoted 2nd Lieutenant, 12 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 26 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 31 March 1916.
Promoted Lieutenant, 1 August 1916.
Detached to 4th Army Signal School, 20 January 1917.
Admitted to 9th Casualty Clearing Station, 20 January 1917 (gonorrhoea), and transferred to Ambulance Train No 15; to 39th General Hospital, Havre, 21 January 1917; discharged to duty, 9 March 1917; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 49 days.
Rejoined Bn, in the field, 22 March 1917.
Admitted to 1/1 South Midland Division Casualty Clearing Station, 30 March 1917 (gonorrhoea, recurring: slight); transferred to 2nd Red Cross Hospital, Rouen, 2 April 1917; to 39th General Hospital, Havre, 2 April 1917; discharged to Rest Camp, Havre, 7 May 1917; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 39 days; rejoined Bn, in the field, 15 May 1917.
Admitted to 1st Australian Field Ambulance, 2 July 1917 (gonorrhoea), and transferred to 56th Casualty Clearing Station; to No 2 Stationary Hospital, Abbeville, 2 July 1917; to 39th General Hospital, Havre, 4 July 1917; discharged to Base Depot, 20 July 1917; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 19 days; rejoined Bn, in the field, 28 July 1917.
Promoted Captain to complete establishment, 17 July 1917.
On leave to Paris, 17 November 1917; rejoined Bn from leave, 11 November 1917.
On leave to United Kingdom, 25 November 1917.
Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, while on leave, 5 December 1917; discharged, 15 March 1918; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 101 days.
Readmitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, 15 March 1918 (cystitis); transferred to 3rd London General Hospital, Wandsworth, 26 March 1918; discharged, 12 April 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 29 April 1918; proceeded to join Bn, in the field, 2 May 1918.
Admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance, 6 July 1918 (gonorrhoea), and transferred to 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station; to 14th General Hospital, Wimereux, 7 July 1918; to 39th General Hospital, Havre, 10 July 1918; discharged to England, 7 August 1918; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 33 days.
Admitted to Grove Military Hospital, Tooting, 8 August 1917 (gonorrhoea); transferred to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 17 August 1918; discharged, 14 March 1919; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 219 days.
Marched in to No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 18 March 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Medic', 10 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 31 May 1919; appointment terminated (discharged), Melbourne, 30 July 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Surname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as DALTERA.|
|Date of death|
|Age at death||30|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, D'ALTERA William Robert|