|Place of birth||Newcastle, New South Wales|
|Address||Cole Street, Islington, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Mother, Margaret Westcott, 81 Martha's Home, Renwick Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil (exempt)|
|Place of enlistment||Newcastle, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||35th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/52/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||35th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: England
Embarked Sydney, 17 October 1916. disembarked Plymouth, 9 January 1917.
Found guilty, 2 April 1917, of being absent without leave from Durrington Camp from Tatto, 25 March, to Tattoo, 1 April 1917: awarded 14 days' Field Punishment No 2; forfeited 22 days' pay.
Tried by District Court Martial, Larkhill, 4 June 1917: (1) Stealing public goods; (2) Receiving stolen goods knowing them to be stolen; (3) When in confinement attempting to escape: found Not Guilty on charges (1) and (2); Guilty on charge (3): awarded 6 months imprisonment; forfeiture of 210 days' pay.
Unexpired portion of sentence (29 days) remitted as from 4 November 1917.
Admitted to Fovant Military Hospital, 5 November 1917 (appendicitis); discharged to Training Depot, Fovant, 26 November 1917. Admitted to Group Hospital, Hurdcott, 29 November 1917 (eyestitis); marched into No 3 Command Depot from Group Hospital, 4 December 1917. Admitted to Delhi Hospital, 7 December 1917 (ear); marched into No 3 command Depot from hospital, 15 December 1917.
Found guilty, District Court Martial, 18 January 1918, of at Durrington being absent without leave, 10 June 1917, until apprehended at London, 8 July 1917; being in possession of a false pass: awarded 21 days' detention. Period under charge: 199 days. Sentence confirmed, but remitted, 27 January 1918. Total forfeiture: 203 days' pay.
By Sworn Declaration assumed true name of William Roy HEATON, 5 February 1918.
Marched out to No 2 command Depot, Weymouth, 10 April 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Themistocles', 22 December 1919; disembarked Sydney, 9 February 1920; discharged (medically unfit), 19 April 1920.Medal: British War Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Real name: William Roy HEATON|