2407 Ernest STEVENS

Date of enlistment 16th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Company C Company; transferred to 4th then 6th Trench Mortar Brigade
Significant events while with the AIF Wounded in Action – Pozieres

Hospitalised sick on four occasions

District Court Martial

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

Date Location Event
29th October 1945 Australia Discharged
14th July 1942 Australia Enlisted for 2nd World War
15th August 1919 Australia Discharged
23rd June 1919 Australia Disembarked Devanah
8th May 1919 England Returned to Australia on Devanah
2nd December 1918 England Transferred to AIF Depots HQ
29th August 1918 England Discharged to No.2 Command Depot Weymouth
19th August 1918 England Admitted to 1st Southern General Hospital Stourbridge sick
18th August 1918 France Embarked at Rouen on HS Gruntully Castle and invalided to England sick – debility
23rd July 1918 France Re-joined Unit
8th July 1918 France Absent for two days until apprehended by Military Police. Forfeiture of 15 days pay
6th July 1918 France Discharged from hospital to Base Depot
25th June 1918 France To hospital – sick
25th April 1918 France Discharged from hospital
22nd April 1918 France To hospital – sick with scabies
31st March 1918 France Re-joined Unit
13th March 1918 France To hospital – sick
16th November 1917 France Transferred to and Taken on Strength to 6th Trench Mortar Battery
9th May 1917 France Re-joined Battalion
8th May 1917 France Transferred to 4th Trench Mortar Brigade
19th April 1917 England Proceeded overseas to France from Folkestone
27th December 1916 England District Court Martial. Award 100 days Detention and forfeiture of 155 days pay
1st October 1916 England Absent without leave for 3 days. Escaping while in confinement.
30th September 1916 England Marched in from No.1 Command Depot and Taken on Strength to 6th Training Battalion
11th September 1916 England Discharged from hospital to No.1 Command Depot Perham Down
9th September 1916 England Transferred to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield
10th August 1916 England Admitted Kitchener Hospital, Brighton
9th August 1916 France Embarked at Calais on HS Dieppe for England
6th August 1916 France Admitted to No.11 General Hospital
5th August 1916 France Wounded – gunshot wound left foot. Admitted to No.3CCS
26th March 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
7th March 1916 Egypt Left ranks without permission – award 72 hours FP#2 and forfeit of 7 days pay
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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