|Place of birth||Kilkenny, South Australia|
|Address||Port Lincoln, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Olive Sawyer, Poonindie, Port Lincoln, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||48th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/65/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||48th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
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|Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance|
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
War service: Western Front
Embarked Adelaide, 12 July 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 9 September 1916. Proceeded overseas to France, 20 November 1916; taken on strength, 48th Bn, 9 December 1916.
On leave, 4 December 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 20 December 1917.
Wounded in action, 28 March 1918 (gun shot wound, neck), and admitted same day to 56th Casualty Clearing Station; transferred to 22nd General Hospital, Camiers, 29 March 1918; to England, 1 April 1918, and admitted same day to 1st Birmingham War Hospital; transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 11 April 1918; to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 8 May 1918. Discharged on furlough, 23 May 1918, to report to No 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 6 June 1918.
Awarded Military Medal, 2 May 1918.
Admitted to Clearing Hospital, Hurdcott, 29 June 1918 (influenza); discharged to No 4 Command Depot, 30 June 1918; marched in to 12th Training Bn, Codford, 19 August 1918. Proceeded overseas to France, 22 November 1918; rejoined Bn, 2 December 1918.
To Australian Corps School, 30 January 1919; rejoined Bn, 29 March 1919. Marched out to England for return to Australia, 15 April 1919.
Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board HT 'Beltana', 2 June 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 15 July 1919; discharged, 29 August 1919.Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
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