|Place of birth||Naracoorte, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Murray Bridge, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||42|
|Next of kin||Friend, Alan John McDonald, Murray Bridge, South Australia|
|Place of enlistment||At sea|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||32nd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/49/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||32nd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Adelaide, 7 November 1916; admitted to ship's hospital, 12 December 1916 (date of discharged not recorded); admitted to ship's hospital, 6 January 1917; discharged, 17 February 1917; disembarked Plymouth, England, 9 January 1917; admitted to Devonport Military Hospital, 10 January 1917 (sick: slight); marched in to No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 19 January 1917.
Marched in to No 8 Training Bn, Hurdcott, 21 January 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 5 April 1917; taken on strength, 32nd Bn, in the field, 12 April 1917.
Admitted to 14th Australian Field Ambulance, 19 May 1917 (scabies); transferred to 6th Field Ambulance, 20 May 1917; discharged to duty, 27 May 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 28 May 1917.
Admitted to 8th Australian Field Ambulance, 11 June 1917 (scabies), and transferred to 4th Scabies Station; to 6th Field Ambulance, 16 June 1917; discharged to duty, 19 June 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 27 June 1917.
Admitted to 8th Australian Field Ambulance, 9 November 1917 (gonorrhoea and scabies); transferred to No 10 Stationary Hospital, St Omer, 11 September 1917; to 39th General Hospital, Havre, 12 September 1917; to 5th Australian Division Base Depot, 7 December 1917; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 90 days.
Admitted to 39th General Hospital, 11 December 1917; discharged to Base Depot, 19 January 1918; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 39 days.
Admitted to 8th Australian Field Ambulance, 11 February 1918 (scabies), and transferred to 15th Australian Field Ambulance; discharged, 14 February 1918.
Admitted to 14th Australian Field Ambulance, 30 May 1918 (gastritis), and transferred to 47th Casualty Clearing Station; to 11th Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 12 June 1918; to England, 13 June 1918, and admitted to No 2 Eastern General Hospital, Brighton, 14 June 1918; transferred to No 3 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 3 July 1918; discharged on furlough, 5 July 1918, to report to No 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 19 July 1918.
Marched in to No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 10 August 1918.
Marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 25 October 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Somerset', 4 December 1918 (medically unfit: dyspepsia); arrived Melbourne, 15 January 1919, for onward travel to Adelaide; discharged (medically unfit: not due to misconduct), Adelaide, 14 February 1919.
Total war service: 2 years 152 days (of which 2 years 71 days were abroad)Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
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|Sources||NAA: B2455, ABERLE Thomas Alexander|