2361 Arthur Verdon RAMSAY

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

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

Date Location Event
30th March 1917 Australia Discharged – medically unfit
16th January 1917 Australia Discharged from no.11 Australian General Hospital
2nd December 1916 Australia Disembarked Karoola
16th October 1916 England Return to Australia on Hospital Ship ‘Karoola’
2nd September 1916 England Condition described as seriously ill
25th August 1916 England Admitted Warren Road War Hospital, Guildford
13th August 1916 England Admitted Guildford Hospital
12th August 1916 France Embarked on Hospital Ship ‘Cambria’ at Boulogne for England
8th August 1916 France Admitted 3rd Canadian General Hospital
7th August 1916 France Wounded in Action; Shell wound – right buttock, sacroiliac fracture; gunshot wound scapula
26th March 1916 France Disembarked at Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join BEF from Alexandria
8th January 1916 Egypt Taken on Strength at Tel-el-Kabir
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Embarked Melbourne on RMS ‘Osterley’
3rd August 1915 Australia Assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
19th July 1915 Australia Marched into depot


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