|Place of birth||Waikerie, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Portland, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Father, J Trimming, Wellington Road, Portland, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Served for 6 months in Cadets, Area 77A; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||32nd Battalion, 14th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/49/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||32nd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: embarked Melbourne, 22 December 1917; disembarked Suez, 16 January 1918; embarked Alexandria, 29 January 1918; disembarked Taranto, Italy; entrained Taranto, 7 February 1918; detrained Cherbourg, France, 14 February 1918.
Embarked Cherbourg, 14 February 1918; disembarked Southampton, England, 15 February 1918; marched in to 15th Training Bn, Codford, 15 February 1918.
Marched in to 14th Training Bn, Codford, 11 April 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 29 April 1918; taken on strength, 32nd Bn, in the field, 10 May 1918.
On leave to England, 24 January 1919; rejoined unit from leave, 15 February 1919.
Admitted to 8th Australian Field Ambulance, 16 February 1919 (venereal disease, gonorrhoea); transferred to 55th Casualty Clearing Station, 25 February 1919; to Ambulance Train No 25, 28 February 1919; to 7th General Hospital, Wimereux, 2 March 1919; to England, 5 March 1919, and admitted same day to No 1 Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford; discharged to Training Depot, Parkhouse, 18 April 1919; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 62 days.
Marched out to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 29 April 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Lyttelton', 10 June 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 5 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 30 August 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, TRIMMING Archibald Ernest|