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John Raymond Wolseley TYTER

Regimental number1827
Place of birthBurwood, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGrocer
Address73 Elizabeth Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 8"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinJohn David Tyter, 73 Elizabeth Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 November 1914
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 10 April 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1569
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 August 1918
Discharge date12 November 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Joined Bn, Gallipoli, 26 May 1915.

Wounded in action, 2 July 1915 (bomb wound, right foot: severe); admitted to No 1 Stationary Hospital, Lemnos, 7 July 1915; transferred to Malta, and admitted to St Andrew's Hospital, 16 July 1915; transferred to Egypt, 26 September 1915; marched into Australian Overseas Base, Mustapha, 30 September 1915.

Rejoined Bn, Gallipoli, 30 October 1915.

Wounded in action (second occasion), 12 December 1915 (shrapnel wound, back), and admitted to Casualty Clearing Station; transferred to Hospital Ship, 12 December 1915, and admitted to 21st General Hospital, Alexandria, 15 December 1915; discharged to Overseas Base, 13 January 1916; rejoined Bn, Serapeum, 6 March 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 22 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 28 March 1916.

Attached to Assistant Provost Marshal as Traffic Police, 14 May 1916; rejoined Bn, 10 July 1916.

Wounded in action (third occasion), 22 July 1916 (gun shot wound, right arm); admitted to No 1 Field Ambulance, 23 July 1916, and transferred to 44th Casualty Clearing Station; to Ambulance Train No 27, 24 July 1916, and admitted to No 10 General Hospital, Rouen; transferred to England, 1 August 1916, and admitted to 3rd Western General Hospital, Cardiff, 3 August 1916 (wound: slight); discharged to No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 19 August 1916.

Transferred to Anzac Provost Corps, 1 January 1917, and appointed Lance Corporal.

Taken on strength, 1st Bn Details, 19 June 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Medic', 24 August 1918; disembarked Sydney, 9 October 1918; discharged (wounded), Sydney, 12 November 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsThird given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Wolsey.
Date of death24 June 1972
SourcesNAA: B2455, TYTER John Raymond Wolseley

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