|Place of birth||Nyngan, New South Wales|
|Address||Carrington Avenue, Dubbo, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Father, A. Lyle, Darling Road, Dubbo, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served for 2 weeks in the Citizen Military Forces.|
|Place of enlistment||Dubbo, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||13th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/30/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||13th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 7 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 21 November 1916.
Appointed Acting Lance Corporal, 4th Training Bn, Codford, 4 June 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, and reverted to the ranks, 17 October 1917; taken on strength, 13th Bn, in the field, 24 October 1917.
Admitted to 13th Australian Field Ambulance, 2 February 1918 (scabies); discharged to duty, 12 February 1918; rejoined Bn, in the field, 13 February 1918.
Admitted to 4th Australian Field Ambulance, 12 March 1918 (scabies); transferred to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 14 March 1918; rejoined Bn, in the field, 23 March 1918.
Admitted to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 23 March 1918 (pyrexia, unknown origin); transferred to 10th Canadian Stationary Hospital, Calais, 31 March 1918; to No 7 Convalescent Depot, 3 April 1918; to No 10 Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 4 April 1918; to No 5 Rest Camp, Ecault, 9 April 1918; to Base Depot, 12 April 1918; rejoined Bn, in the field, 27 April 1918.
Admitted to 13th Australian Field Ambulance, 10 May 1918 (pyrexia), and transferred to 47th Casualty Clearing Station; discharged to duty, 27 May 1918; rejoined Bn, in the field, 30 May 1918.
Wounded in action, 8 August 1918 (shrapnel wound, right leg), admitted to 13th Australian Field Ambulance and then transferred to 20th Casualty Clearing Station; to Ambulance Train No 24, 9 August 1918, and admitted to No 4 General Hospital, Dannes; transferred to No 6 Convalescent Depot, Etaples, 11 August 1918; to Base Depot, Havre, 25 August 1918; rejoined Bn, in the field, 13 September 1918.
On leave to United Kingdom, 3 October 1918; rejoined Bn from leave, 20 October 1918.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 28 October 1918
Marched out to England for return to Australia, 15 April 1919; disembarked Southampton, 16 April 1919, and marched in to No 4 Group.
Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological hospital, Bulford, 1 May 1919; discharged to Training Depot, Parkouse, 4 July 1919; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 65 days.
Commenced return to Australia from Liverpool on board HT 'Argyllshire', 1 August 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 22 September 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged, Sydney, 7 November 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, LYLE William Harold|