|Place of birth||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Quorn, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||35.7|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs A C M Aveling, Quorn P O, Quorn, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Quorn, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||October 1916 Reinforcements|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||26/99/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||10th Field Ambulance|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 25 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 28 December 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 15 June 1917; taken on strength, 10th Field Ambulance, 29 June 1917.
Admitted to 9th Field Ambulance, 31 July 1917 (trench fever); transferred to 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 3 August 1917; to 22nd General Hospital, Camiers, 3 August 1917; to England, 6 August 1917, and admitted to 3rd London General Hospital, Wandsworth, 8 August 1917; transferred to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 3 September 1917; to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 7 September 1917.
Marched into No 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 4 October 1917.
Admitted to Brigade Hospital, Hurdcott, 6 March 1918 (Vincent's angina); discharged from hospital, 18 March 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 12 June 1918; rejoined 10th Field Ambulance, in the field, 16 June 1918.
Admitted to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Abbeville, 2 November 1918 (synovitis, left knee); transferred to England, 8 November 1918, and admitted to County of Middlesex War Hospital, St Albans, 9 November 1918 (arthritis, left knee: severe); transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 22 November 1918; discharged on furlough, 25 November 1918, to report to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, 9 December 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Marathon', 19 April 1919 (invalided); disembarked Adelaide, 5 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 14 July 1919.
War service: 3 years 136 days (of which 2 years 225 days were abroad)Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, AVELING Tom Bertrand|