|Place of birth||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Address||Patten Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||43|
|Next of kin||Brother, John Joseph Supple, Nile Street, Glenelg, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||32nd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/49/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||32nd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Adelaide, 7 February 1916; disembarked Suez, 11 March 1916.
Admitted to No 2 Australian Stationary Hospital, 19 April 1916 (dupritrigus fracture); discharged to duty, 23 April 1916; marched in to 8th Training Bn, Tel el Kebir, 24 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria, 6 June 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 16 June 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France (date not recorded); marched in to 5th Australian Division Base Depot, Etaples, 11 September 1916.
Found guilty, 15 September 1916, of drunkenness: awarded 21 days' Field Punishment No 1.
Marched out to England with 'PB' personnel, 27 December 1916.
Marched in to No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 2 January 1917.
Classified 'C3', 23 January 1917.
Marched out to No 2 Command Dept, Weymouth, 14 February 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Benalla', 28 August 1917 (overage); disembarked Melburne, 24 October 1917, for onward travel to Adelaide; discharged (medically unfit: overage [Medical Board report, 25 October 1917: '49 years old & looks it. Persistent rheumatism aggravated by duty in the trenches']), Adelaide, 8 November 1917.
War service: 2 years 55 days (of which 1 year 260 days was abroad)
Medals: British War Medal, Victory MedalDeath not attributed to war service.
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, SUPPLE James Charles|