2406 Wallace SAUNDERS

Date of enlistment 12th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Company Transferred to 2nd Pioneer Battalion, and 2nd Tunnelling Company
Significant events while with the AIF Hospitalised sick twice

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

Date Location Event
13th August 1917 Australia Discharged – medically unfit
4th May 1917 England Return to Australia from Devonport on HT Runic – bronchitis and debility
14th April 1917 England Marched in to No. 2 Command Depot Weymouth
23rd March 1917 France Embarked at Calais on HS Stad Antwerpen for England and admitted to Eastbourne Military Hospital
19th March 1917 France Marched out to hospital – age and debility
19th February 1917 France Marched in to 2 ADBD Etaples
28th January 1917 France Admitted to 2nd General Hospital Rouen – influenza
1st October 1916 France Transferred to and Taken on Strength to 2nd Pioneers
14th July 1916 France Transferred to 2nd Tunnelling Company
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 Pioneer Battalion
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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