2385 Harland SIMONS

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

Hospitalised sick

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

Date Location Event
26th March 1919 Australia Discharged
1st February 1919 Australia Disembarked
12th December 1918 England Returned to Australia on Nestor
7th November 1918 England Discharged from hospital and granted leave, to return to No.4 Command Depot on 22nd November
7th October 1918 England Admitted to Exeter War Hospital
6th October 1918 France Transfer to England
5th October 1918 France Transferred to 9th General Hospital Rouen
4th October 1918 France Admitted to 17 CCS
3rd October 1918 France Wounded in Action (2nd occasion) – gunshot wound calf
3rd September 1918 France Re-joined Battalion
27th August 1918 France Marched in to AIBD
6th August 1918 France Transferred to 2nd Stationary Hospital Abbeville
18th July 1918 France Admitted to 5th CCS
17th July 1918 France Wounded in Action – gassed
28th June 1918 France Transferred to 22nd Battalion at Base depot
26th June 1918 France Marched into AIBD
24th June 1918 England Proceeded overseas to France via Folkestone and to join 24th Battalion
21st June 1918 England Conduct to the prejudice of good military order – award 6 days cc and forfeiture of 6 days pay
19th June 1918 England Absent without leave – award 2 days close confinement and forfeiture of 8 days pay
15th March 1918 England Marched in to 6th Training Brigade Fovant
28th February 1918 England Marched in to Overseas Training Brigade Longbridge Deverill
28th June 1917 England Absent without leave. Award 2 days FP#2 and forfeiture of 11 days pay
13th January 1917 England Marched into No.4 Command Depot Wareham
5th January 1917 England Marched into No.2 Command Depot Weymouth from 4th Southern General Hospital
18th November 1916 England Admitted 4th Southern General Hospital, Plymouth
16th November 1916 France Embarked at Rouen on HS Formosa for England
6th November 1916 France To hospital – trench foot
4th April 1916 France Breaking from ranks. Award 96 hours FP#2 and forfeiture of 4 days pay
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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