2372 Leopold Garnet SILVER

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

Transferred to 6th Brigade HQ

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

Date Location Event
22nd July 1919 Australia Discharged
30th May 1919 Australia Disembarked Melbourne
13th April 1919 England Return to Australia on Castalia from Devonport
13th February 1919 England Marched out to England and disembarked at Weymouth
5th October 1918 France Re-joined unit
12th September 1918 France Detached to 4th Army cooking school
3rd September 1918 France Re-joined unit
18th August 1918 England On leave
27th May 1917 France Transferred to 6th Brigade Headquarters
28th February 1917 France Re-joined Battalion from hospital
23rd November 1916 France Marched in to 2ABDB from hospital
18th November 1916 France Transferred to 2nd Convalescent Depot Rouen
13th November 1916 France Wounded in Action (2nd occasion) – gunshot wound to head. To CCS
5th August 1916 France Wounded in Action
26th March 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
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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