|Place of birth||Port Pirie, South Australia|
|Address||Mile End, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Jane Codd, 18 Henley Beach Road, Mile End, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Citizen Forces (4 years, still serving)|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||32nd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/49/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||32nd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Adelaide, 7 February 1916; disembarked Suez, 11 March 1916.
Marched out of 3rd Training Bn, Zeitoun, 1 April 1916, and taken on strength of 32nd Bn, Duntroon Plateau, 1 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Wounded in action, 19 July 1916; admitted to No 1 Casualty Clearing Station, 20 July 1916 (gunshot wound, thigh); transferred to No 14 General Hospital, Wimereux, 21 July 1916; to England, 21 July 1916; to No 1 War Hospital, Birmingham, 22 July 1916; to No 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 7 September 1916; marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 11 September 1916.
Marched into No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 11 October 1916.
Marched into 'D' Camp, No 3 Command Depot, Wool, 13 October 1916.
Marched out to Warham, 3 November 1916.
Marched out of No 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, no date stated; marched into No 4 Command Depot, Wareham, 26 March 1917.
Marched into No 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 29 March 1917.
Classified Class B1A4, 1 April 1917.
Transferred to, and taken on strength of 70th Bn, Wareham, 3 April 1917.
Transferred to 32nd Bn, 19 September 1917, and marched into 69th Draft Bn, the same day.
Proceeded overseas to France, 14 October 1917; marched into 5th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Le Havre, 15 October 1917.
Proceeded to unit, 18 October 1917; taken on strength of 32nd Bn, 26 October 1917.
Accidentally injured in train accident, 16 December 1917, and admitted to No 3 Canadian General Hospital, Boulogne, the same day (fracture, right tibia); transferred to England, 22 December 1917; to Exeter War Hospital, 23 December 1917; to No 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 12 January 1918; discharged, and marched into No 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 1 February 1918.
Found guilty, 24 May 1918, of neglect of a routine order in that the soldier committed trespass: award, admonished.
Marched into No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 6 June 1918.
Classified Class A3, 15 July 1918.
Marched into Overseas Training Depot, Longbridge Deverill, 16 July 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 8 August 1918; marched into Australian Intermediate Base Depot, Le Havre, 10 August 1918.
Proceeded to unit, 12 August 1918; rejoined 32nd Bn, 12 August 1918.
Proceeded to England for return to Australia, 5 March 1919; marched into No 1 Command Depot, 15 March 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Devanha', 8 May 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 20 June 1919; discharged Adelaide (termination of period of enlistment), 12 August 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, CODD William James|