|Place of birth||Callington, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Midland Junction, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||38|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Catherine Elvidge PO, Midland Junction, Western Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Perth, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||32nd Battalion, 10th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/49/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||32nd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Fremantle, 30 October 1916, and appointed Voyage Only Sergeant; disembarked Devonport, England, 28 December 1916, and reverted to Private.
Admitted to Fovant Military Hospital, 25 January 1917 (mumps); discharged, 8 February 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 28 February 1917; taken on strength, 32nd Bn, in the field, 6 March 1917.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 18 April 1917.
Detached to Gas School, 27 May 1917; appointed Temporary Corporal, 3 June 1917; rejoined Bn from Gas School, 10 June 1917.
Appointed Corporal, 22 June 1917.
Detached to 8th Brigade Works Unit, 14 November 1917; rejoined Bn, 17 December 1917.
Admitted to 14th Australian Field Ambulance, 2 April 1918 (pleurisy), and transferred same day to 3rd Canadian Stationary Hospital, Doullens; to 18th General Hospital, Camiers, 4 April 1918; to 6th Convalescent Depot, Etaples, 9 April 1918 (bronchitis); to Base Depot, 16 April 1918.
Classified B.3. (rheumatism) by Medical Board, 30 April 1918.
Medical Report, 10 May 1918: 'States first attack rheumatism Sept '17[.] Gassed 22.3.18.'
Marched out to England, 30 April 1918; marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 1 May 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Carpentaria', 8 August 1918; admitted to 8th Australian General Hospital, Fremantle, 29 September 1918 (chronic bronchitis); discharged, 29 October 1918; discharged from the AIF (medically unfit), Perth, 12 November 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ELVIDGE William Robert|