|Place of birth||Alexandra, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Thomas and Martha Aldous, Yarck, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Alexandra, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||13th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/18/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A34 Persic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||13th Light Horse Regiment|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brother: 2106 Pte Henry Edward ALDOUS, 5th Bn, returned to Australia, 31 January 1918.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength of 4th Division Cavalry, Tel el Kebir, 28 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 2 June 1916; disembarked, Marseilles, France, 15 June 1916.
Admitted to No 12 Australian Field Ambulance, 18 June 1916 (pneumonia); transferred to No 12 Casualty Clearing Station, 24 June 1916; to No 13 General Hosptial, Wimereux, 27 June 1918; to England, 30 June 1916; to No 1 Northern General Hospital, 1 July 1916; to No 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, no date stated; discharged, 22 August 1916; marched into No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 25 August 1916.
Admitted to Delhi Hospital, Perham Downs, 10 October 1916 (orchitis); marched into No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 16 October 1916 (Class B1A).
Marched out to No 4 Command Depot, Wareham, 27 October 1916.
Marched out of No 4 Command Depot, 7 December 1916; marched into No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 8 December 1916.
Admitted to Delhi Hospital, Perham Downs, 18 December 1916 (bronchitis); marched into No 1 Command Depot, Tidworth, 15 January 1917.
Marched out of No 1 Command Depot, 15 January 1917; marched into 13th Light Horse Details, Candahar Barracks, 15 January 1917.
Found guilty, 30 January 1917, of being absent without leave from midnight, 22 January 1917, until midnight, 23 January 1917: awarded 14 days' Field Punishment No 2, forfeits 6 days' while in custody, and total forfeiture of 21 days' pay.
Proceeded overseas to France, 25 February 1917; marched into Australian General Base Depot, Etaples, 27 February 1917.
Admitted to No 18 General Hospital, Etaples, 6 March 1917 (mumps); discharged, 25 March 1917, and marched into Australian General Base Depot the same day.
Proceeded to unit, 28 March 1917; taken on strength of 1st Anzac Light Horse Regiment, 29 March 1917.
Attached for duty with 1st Anzac Headquarters, 30 April 1917.
Detached from Australian Corps Headquarters, 30 May 1918, and attached to 5th Army Headquarters the same day.
Admitted to No 51 Casualty Clearing Station, 17 August 1918 (accidental injury, fractured right radius); transferred to No 4 Ambulance Tram, 9 September 1918; to No 4 General Hospital, 9 September 1918; to England, 11 September 1918; to Fort Pitt Military Hospital, Chatham, 11 September 1918; discharged to furlough, 14 November 1918; marched into No 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 28 November 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Berrima', 2 January 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 17 February 1919; discharged Melbourne (medically unfit), 29 May 1919.
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory MedalDeath attributed to war service.
|Miscellaneous details||Surname incorrectly recorded on Embarkation Roll as ALDONS.|
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ALDOUS George|