2389 Robert Charles SEDDON

Date of enlistment 13th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Acting Corporal
Company Transferred to 2nd Pioneer Battalion
Significant events while with the AIF Hospitalised sick on three occasions – incl trench feet

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

Date Location Event
27th July 1917 Australia Discharged – medically unfit
9th June 1917 Australia Disembarked HT Barambah
18th April 1917 England Return to Australia on HT Barambah
8th April 1917 England Discharged from hospital
14th March 1917 England Admitted to 1st Auxiliary Hospital – haemoptysis
8th February 1917 England Admitted to Beaufort Bristol War Hospital
7th February 1917 France Embarked on HS St.Patrick for England
18th December 1916 France Admitted to hospital from Flers – trench feet
26th June 1916 France Falling out of march without permission – forfeit of 1 days pay
26th March 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
11th March 1916 Egypt Transferred to 2nd Pioneers and Taken on Strength
28th February 1916 Egypt Discharged from Helouan hospital and to duty
6th January 1916 Egypt Admitted to hospital sick – influenza
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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