|Place of birth||Longford, Tasmania|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Hannah Petterwood, Longford, Tasmania|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Claremont, Tasmania|
|Rank on enlistment||Trooper|
|Unit name||3rd Light Horse Regiment, 10th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/8/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||1395A|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Driver|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||5th Divisional Ammunition Column|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength, 1st Light Horse Reserve Regiment, Heliopolis, 1 March 1916.
Transferred to 5th Division Artillery, and taken on strength, 5th Divisional Ammunition Column, Ferry Post, 21 April 1916.
Posted to No 1 Section, 5th Divisional Ammunition Column, Ferry Post, , 15 May 1916.
Appointed Driver, 16 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Allotted Regimental Number 1395A.
On leave (10 days), 14 January 1917; rejoined unit, in the field, 26 January 1917.
Admitted to 15th Field Ambulance, 27 February 1917 (pyrexia, unknown origin), and transferred to 5th Division Rest Station (influenza); to 45th Casualty Clearing Station, 28 February 1917; to Ambulance Train, 2 March 1917, and admitted to 7th Canadian General Hospital, Le Treport; discharged to Base Depot, Etaples, 28 Match 1917; rejoined unit, in the field, 29 March 1917.
On leave, 30 January 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 15 February 1918.
Detached to Area Commandant, Avesnes, 31 December 1918.
Marched out to England for return to Australia, 20 January 1919.
Commenced return to Australia from Cardiff on board HT 'Port Macquarie', 28 March 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 16 May 1919; discharged, 7 August 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Address recorded incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as Langford, Tasmania.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, PETTERWOOD James Henry|