|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||South Melbourne, Victoria|
|School||Melbourne Grammar School, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||'Harptree', Sir William Street, Kew, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||27.3|
|Next of kin||Father, F. T. Derham, 'Harptree', Sir William Street, Kew, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served for 15 months in the 29th Light Horse, Citizen Military Forces; discharge 'Character: very good'.|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||2nd Lieutenant|
|Unit name||29th Battalion, A 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||Captain|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||32nd Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
|Fate||Returned to Australia
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No 57
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 10 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 7 December 1915.
Promoted Lt, 20 February , 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June v1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Promoted Captain, 20 July 1916.
Detached to School, 16 October 1916; rejoined Bn from School, 30 October 1916.
Wounded in action, 3 March 1917 (gun shot wound, face and left hand); admitted to 1st Red Cross Hospital, Le Touquet, 5 March 1917; transferred to England, 10 March 1917, and admitted to 3rd London General Hospital, Wandsworth, 11 March 1917; discharged to Command Depot, Perham Downs, 4 June 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 12 June 1917; rejoined 29th Bn, in the field, 21 June 1917.
Detached to 2nd Army Infantry School, 10 November 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 21 December 1917.
Awarded Military Cross.
On leave to United Kingdom, 4 March 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 20 March 1918.
Wounded in action (second occasion), 8 August 1918; remained at duty.
On leave, 13 October 1918.
Transferred to 32nd Bn while on leave.
Joined Bn from leave, 29 October 1918.
Proceeded to England, 3 February 1919, for return to Australia.
Commenced return to Australia from Liverpool on board HT 'Wyreema', 13 April 1919; appointment terminated (discharged), Melbourne, 23 July 1919.
Medals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory MedalAlso served in World War II: enlisted 12 March 1943; discharged, 31 October 1945, as V354829 Captain, 1st Victoria Bn.
|Sources||NAA: B2455, Derham Charles Alfred Melbourne|