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Daniel George KYME

Regimental numberR1390
Place of birthSt Kilda, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPublican
AddressCarrick, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Height5' 7.25"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Kyme, 160 Moray Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 18 months in the Cadets.
Enlistment date15 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 September 1914
Place of enlistmentPortville, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentStaff Sergeant
Unit nameArmy Medical Corps, General Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 22 October 1918
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1390
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Discharge date6 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Proceeded to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 2 March 1915.

Admitted to 1st Casualty Clearing Station, Gallipoli, 12 November 1915; transferred to HS 'Karapara' and admitted to St Andrew's Hospital, Malta, 4 December 1915 (nephritis); transferred to Chain Tuffieha, 23 December 1915. Disembarked Alexandria, 26 January 1916; admitted to A&NZ Convalescent Hospital, Helouan, 31 January 1916; transferred to 2nd Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, 17 February 1916; to Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 23 February 1916.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez for discharge, 11 April 1916; discharged, 17 July 1916.

Re-embarked Melbourne, 30 September 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 21 November 1916; admitted to Delhi Hpospital, Parkhouse, 16 December 1916 (influenza); transferred to No 2 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Southall, 16 February 1916; attached to No 2 Camp, Parkhouse, for temporary duty, 17 February 1917.

Admitted to Parkhouse Military Hospital, 4 July 1917 (orchitis). Attached for duty to Australian Army Medical Corps Details, 6 September 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Borda' for nursing duties, 26 September 1917.

Re-embarked Sydney on board HT 'Borda', 17 July 1918; admitted to ship's hospital at sea, 28 August 1918; discharged, 26 September 1918; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 30 days; disembarked London, England, 28 August 1918.

Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 28 September 1918; discharged, 30 September 1918; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 2 days. Marched in to Convalescent Training Depot, Parkhouse, 30 September 1918. Found guilty, Parkhouse, 10 November 1918, of being absent without leave, 2359, 9 November, to 2000, 14 November 1918: severely reprimanded. Marched to No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 19 November 1918.

Married Victoria Lilian CLARK, spinster, aged 21, Parish Church, Hanwell, 18 December 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Karmala', 20 February 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 15 February 1919, awaiting onward transport to Tasmania; discharged (medically unfit), 6 April 1919. MSBV
Date of death24 May 1944

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