|Place of birth||Penrith, New South Wales|
|Address||Penrith, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||30|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Elizabeth Vine, North Street, Penrith, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Holsworthy, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||1st Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/6/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Light Horse Regiment|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Palestine
Joined 1st Light Horse Regiment, Wardan, 8 February 1916.
Detached to Anzac Mounted Division, Romani, 18 March 1916.
Admitted to 31st General Hospital, Port Said, 1 November 1916 (inflamed middle ear); discharged to duty, 7 November 1916; taken on strength, 1st Light Horse Regiment, Moascar, 8 November 1916.
Detached to School of Instruction, Zeitoun, 26 November 1916; rejoined 1st Light Horse Regiment, Moascar, from detachment, 16 December 1916.
Detached to School of Instruction, Zeitoun, 31 December 1916; rejoined 1st Light Horse Regiment, Moascar, from detachment, 7 April 1917.
Transferred to 1st Light Horse Brigade, 12 April 1917; taken on strength, 1st Light Horse Regiment, from 1st Light Horse Training Regiment, 13 April 1917.
Attended 19th Signalling Course, Zeitoun; qualified, 7 April 1917.
Admitted to Anzac Recovery Station, Shellal, 9 July 1917; transferred to No 2 Australian Stationary Hospital, El Arish, 10 July 1917 (sprained ankle); to 24th Stationary Hospital, 10 July 1917; to 14th Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 13 July 1917; to British Red Cross Convalescent Hospital, Montazah, 4 August 1917; discharged to 1st Light Horse Training Regiment, Moascar, 13 August 1917; taken on strength, 1st Light Horse Training Regiment, in the field, 21 August 1917.
Admitted to 66th Casualty Clearing Station, 2 March 1918; transferred to 76th Casualty Clearing Station, 4 March 1918; to Field Ambulance, 6 March 1918; to 5th Stationary Hospital, 7 March 1918 (myalgia); to 24th Stationary Hospital, 9 March 1918 (rheumatic fever); to 14th Australian General Hospital, Port Said, 16 March 1918; to Desert Mounted Corps Rest Camp, Port Said, 4 April 1918; rejoined 1st Light Horse Regiment, 1 June 1918.
Admitted to 76th Casualty Clearing Station, Ludd, 15 October 1918; transferred to 47th Stationary Hospital, Gaza, 16 October 1918 (malaria); to 24th Stationary Hospital, 23 October 1918; to 31st General Hospital, Abbassia, 25 October 1918; to Convalescent Depot, Boulac, 3 November 1918; discharged, 15 November 1918.
Embarked Port Said for United Kingdom, 27 March 1919.
Granted leave in United Kingdom, 11 April 1919, to report to Reserve Brigade Australian Artillery, Heytesbury, 12 May 1919; leave extended until 14 May 1919.
Granted leave with pay and subs (Non-Military Employment), 21 May to 21 August 1919: hairdressing with A. Stern, 352 Argyle Street, Glasgow, Scotland.
Commenced return to Australia from Southampton on board HT 'Devon', 8 October 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 27 November 1919; discharged, Sydney, 4 January 1920.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, PRICE Colin Martin|