2348 John Crowle McLEOD

Date of enlistment 12th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Acting Sergeant
Company C Company
Significant events while serving with the AIF Wounded in Action – Pozieres

Promoted to Corporal

Summary of Corporal McLeod’s WW1 service record, located in the National Archives of Australia. Full details are available online, NAA Series B2455

Date Location Event
30th April 1917 Australia Discharged – medically unfit
31st December 1916 Australia Disembarked at Melbourne
12th November 1916 England Discharged from 1st Auxiliary Hospital for return to Australia on HT Wiltshire from Portland
30th October 1916 England Report to Harefield after furlough
14th October 1916 England Discharged to furlough
6th October 1916 England Transferred to 1st Auxiliary Hospital Harefield
20th August 1916 England Admitted 2nd Birmingham Hospital Lichfield
19th August 1916 France Embarked on HS Dieppe from Calais for England
6th August 1916 France Admitted to St. Johns Hospital, Etaples
5th August 1916 France Wounded in Action – gunshot wound head and chest (severe). Fractured parietal bone
29th June 1916 France Took part in a raid on enemy trenches on the night of 29th/30th June
26th March 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
7th March 1916 Egypt Promoted to Corporal (temporary)
8th January 1916 Egypt Taken on Strength, Tel-el-Kabir
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Departed Melbourne on RMS Osterley
3rd August 1915 Australia Assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
19th July 1915 Australia Marched into Broadmeadows depot


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