|Place of birth||Busselton, Western Australia|
|Address||Wuraming Estate Mills, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||37|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Ruby Earle, 18 Blencowe Street, West Leederville, Western Australia|
|Previous military service||Served in 2nd Contingent, South Africa; also in Geraldton Infantry: resigned.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Perth, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||PROV CPL|
|Unit name||10th Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/15/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Staff Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||10th Light Horse Regiment|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Palestine
Taken on strength, 10th Light Horse Regiment, 26 December 1916.
Admitted to 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, 30 September 1916 (eczema); transferred to 26th Casualty Clearing Station, 1 October 1916; to 31st General Hospital, Port Said, 4 October 1916; to No 2 Australian Stationary Hospital, 13 October 1916 (psoriasis); discharged to Details, 24 October 1916; rejoined unit, 26 October 1916.
Transferred to 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, Masaid, 19 December 1916; temporarily attached to Imperial Camel Corps Brigade Field Ambulance, 3 July 1917.
Promoted Staff Sergeant, 5 July 1917.
Admitted to 45th Stationary Hospital, El Arish, 15 December 1917 (defective vision: conjunctivitis); transferred by Hospital Train to 14th Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 22 December 1917; discharged to Details, 14 January 1918; marched in to Camel Brigade Field Ambulance, 1 February 1918.
Admitted to Field Ambulance, Shellal, 24 February 1918 (haemorrhoids); transferred to Scottish Horse Field Ambulance, 24 February 1918 (haemorrhoids and bronchitis); to 45th Stationary Hospital, 27 February 1918; to 24th Stationary Hospital, 2 March 1918; to 14th Australian General Hospital, Port Said, 6 March 1918.
Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Kanowna', 14 April 1918, for discharge (phthisis pulmonatis); disembarked Fremantle, 13 May 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Perth, 1 July 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, EARLE William Francis|