|Place of birth||St Peters, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Hurlstone Park, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Father, Richard William Vanderfield, 'Carinya', New Canterbury Road, Hulstone Park, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Holsworthy, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||Field Ambulance 9, Section B|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||26/52/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||3rd Divisional Signal Company|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 1 May 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 9 July 1916. Proceeded overseas to France, 23 November 1916.
Attached for duty with 9th Divisional Signal Company, 3 April 1917; transferred to 9th DSC, 30 December 1917.
On leave, 7 August 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 20 August 1918.
Found guilty, 24 November 1917, of while on Active Service, contravention of Routine Order 1599 in that he was absent from his Billet after 9 pm: awarded forfeiture of one day's pay.
On leave to England, 18 November 1918; rejoined unit, 2 December 1918. Marched to United Kingdom for Non-Military Employment, 27 February 1919. Granted Non-Military Employment with pay as a telephone mechanic with J.W. Turner, engineer-in-chief, GPO, London, 14 March-14 May 1919. Granted further leave, 15-25 May, attending the supervising engineer, Automatic Telephone Exchange, Leeds.
Commenced return to Australia on board HMAT 'Wiltshire', 4 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 19 August 1919; discharged, 14 October 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal