|Place of birth||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||39|
|Next of kin||Friend, Albert James Pitcher, John Bull Hotel, Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||32nd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/49/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||4th Machine Gun Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Photo: Peter Dennis|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Admitted to Government Hospital, Suez, 14 May 1916 (venereal disease: gonorrhoea); transferred to 1st Ausdtralian Dermatological Hospital, Abbassia, 15 May 1916; discharged to 5th Division Depot, Tel el Kebir, 16 July 1916; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 62 days.
Embarked Alexandria for England, 2 August 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France (date not recorded); taken on strength, 32nd Bn, in the field, 30 September 1916.
Found guilty, 4 December 1916, of being absent without leave from 6 pm, 29 November, till 12 noon, 30 November 1916: awarded 21 days' Field Punishment No 2, and forfeited 2 days' pay.
Admitted to Anzac Corps Rest Station, 8 December 1916 (septic right toe); transferred to 36th Casualty Clearing Station, 27 December 1916; to 3rd Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 29 December 1916; to England, and admitted to County of London War Hospital, Napsbury, 1 January 1917; discharged on furlough, 2 February 1917, to report to No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 19 February 1917.
Marched out to No 4 Command Depot, Wareham, 21 February 1917.
Transferred to 1st Pioneer Bn, 19 September 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 14 October 1917; rejoined 32nd Bn, in the field, 26 September 1917.
Admitted to 8th Australian field Ambulance, 28 November 1917 (orchitis), and transferred same day to 5th Division Rest Station; discharged to duty, 12 December 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 12 December 1917.
Admitted to 5th Division Rest Station, 23 December 1917 (gastro-enteritis); rejoined Bn, in the field, 31 December 1917.
Admitted to 14th Australian Field Ambulance, 13 May 1918 (scalded left foot), and transferred same day to 6th Casualty Clearing Station; to 7th Canadian General Hospital, Etaples, 27 May 1918; to England, 28 May 1918, and admitted same day to Ontario Military Hospital, Orpington; transferred to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 3 June 1918; marched in to No 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 7 June 1918.
Admitted to Group Clearing Hospital, 8 June 1918 (scalded foot); marched in to No 3 Command Depot, 22 June 1918 .
Transferred to Machine Gun Details, Longbridge Deverill, 20 September 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 28 November 1918; taken on strength, 4th Machine Gun Bn, 5 December 1918.
Marched out to England, 8 April 1919.
Admitted to 2nd Auxiliary Hospital, Southall, 17 April 1919 (haemorrhoids); discharged on leave, 11 May 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Napier', 12 May 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 29 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 13 August 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||47|
|Place of burial||AIF Cemetery (6 East 3), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ANDERSON John Alfred|