2391 John William SIDDELL

Date of enlistment 10th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Company D Company
Significant events while with the AIF Killed in Action

Wounded in Action – Pozieres

Promoted to Corporal

cwgcBuried at the Warlencourt British Cemetery

 

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

Date Location Event
16th March 1917 France Killed in Action
1st March 1917 France Promoted to Corporal
18th December 1916 France Re-joined Battalion
14th December 1916 France Marched in to 2nd ADBD, Etaples
13th December 1916 England Proceeded overseas from 6th Training Battalion from Folkestone on SS Princess Henrietta
21st November 1916 England Marched in to No.1 Command Depot Perham Down
6th November 1916 England Discharged from hospital to furlough
13th September 1916 England Transferred to Convalescent Camp Eastbourne
5th August 1916 England Admitted Bevan Military Hospital, Sandgate Kent and then Shornecliffe Military Hospital
4th August 1916 France Embarked on HS St. David for England
2nd August 1916 France Transferred to 13th General Hospital Boulogne
31st July 1916 France Admitted 3rd CCS
27th July to 4th August 1916 France Wounded in Action – shell shock
26th March 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
22nd February 1916 Egypt Appointed Lance Corporal
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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