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James Michael TYNER

Regimental number1184
Date of birth10 June 1891
Place of birthMount Gambier, South Australia
SchoolGlencoe Public School, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTelegraph lineman
AddressKeith, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinJohn Tyner, Keith, South Australia
Enlistment date26 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameStationary Hospital 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/70/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 5 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 18 July 1919
Discharge date8 November 1919
Other details

War service: embarked from Melbourne, 5 December 1914. Proceeded from Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 2 March 1915. Admitted to No. 1 Stationary Hospital, Lemnos, 23 June 1915 (influenza); discharged to duty, 6 July 1915. Admitted to No. 1 General Hospital, Heliopolis, Egypt, 9 July 1915 (influenza); transferred to No. 1 General Hospital, Ras-el-Tin, Alexandria, 13 July 1915; transferred to Lowland Casualty Clearing Station, Mudros, 13 December 1915. Disembarked at Alexandria from Mudros, 29 December 1915; admitted to 1st Stationary Hospital, Ismailia, 20 July 1916; marched into Royal Army Medical Corps Depot, Mustapha, 24 August 1916.

Embarked for United Kingdom from Alexandria, 14 September 1916; marched out to Orchard Convalescent Hospital, Dartford, Kent, 4 October 1916. Marched out to Hospital Transport, 8 February 1917; commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Benalla' (nursing duties), 13 February 1917. Disembarked Melbourne, 10 April 1917; returned to duty, 4th Military District (Adelaide), 1 May 1917.

Re-embarked from Melbourne, 10 May 1917; from Fremantle (after leave), 29 June 1917; disembarked Plymouth, 25 August 1917. Marched out to AAMC Training Depot, No. 2 Camp. Parkhouse, 27 August 1917. Proceeded overseas to France, 27 September 1917; marched in to Australian General Base Depot, Rouelles, 11 October 1917; marched out to 1st Division Army Medical Corps, 24 October 1917. Taken on strength, 3rd Field Ambulance, 20 November 1917. Found guilty, 20 November 1917, of being absent without leave, 9 pm, 19 November, to 6 pm, 20 November 1917: awarded 7 days' field punishment No. 2 and forfeiture of 9 days' pay. To hospital, 22 March 1918 (trench fever); detached to Australian Base Depot Camp Hospital, 26 July 1918. On leave in England, 5 October 1918; rejoined from leave, 26 October 1918. Marched out to United Kingdom, 15 December 1918.

Granted leave for non-military employment with pay and subsistence, 14 March to 14 June 1919, to attend Sub-Engineering Postal, Cardiff, Wales.

Commenced return to Australia on board 'Rugia', 19 July 1919; disembarked in Adelaide, 7 September 1919; discharged in Adelaide, 8 November 1919.

Total war service: 5 years 44 days (of which 4 years 248 days were abroad)

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 August 1956
Age at death65
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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