|Place of birth||Gympie, Queensland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Chippendale, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||34|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Emily Janet Napier, Gill Street, Charters Towers, Queensland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||45th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/62/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||3689A|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||45th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 10 May 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 20 July 1917, and marched into 12th Training Bn, Codford, the same day.
Proceeded overseas to France, 23 October 1917; marched into 4th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Le Havre, 24 October 1917.
Proceeded to unit, 26 October 1917; taken on strength of 45th Bn, 2 November 1917.
Found guilty, 24 May 1918, of being absent without leave from 0900 hours, 23 May 1918, until 1100 hours, 24 May 1918: awarded 14 days' Field Punishment No 2 and a total forfeiture of 15 days' pay.
Admitted to No 4 Australian Field Ambulance, 15 June 1918 (pyrexia of unknown origin); transferred to No 5 Casualty Clearing Station, 17 June 1918; to No 16 General Hospital, Le Treport, 18 June 1918; to England, 19 June 1918; to No 2 Southern General Hospital, Voluntary Aid Detachment, Cheltenham, 21 June 1918 (pyrexia of unknown origin, slight); to No 3 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 23 July 1918; discharged to furlough, 25 July 1918; marched into No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 8 August 1918 (Class B1A3).
Admitted to Group Clearing Hospital, Sutton Veny, 7 September 1918 (scabies); marched into No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 13 September 1918.
Found guilty, 11 October 1918, of being absent without leave from 2359 hours, 8 October 1918, until 1500 hours, 10 October 1918: awarded 2 days' Field Punishment No 2.
Marched into Overseas Training Bde, Longbridge Deverill, 1 November 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, Southampton, 21 November 1918; marched into Australian Intermediate Base Depot, Le Havre, 22 November 1918.
Proceeded to unit, 26 November 1918; rejoined 45th Bn, 1 December 1918.
Appointed Temporary Driver, 27 February 1919.
Marched out to England and reverts to the rank of Private, 2 May 1919; marched into No 4 Group, 10 May 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Frankfurt', 1 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 20 August 1919; discharged Sydney (termination of period of enlistment), 20 September 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, NAPIER Samuel James|