2416 William Donald STEVENSON

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

District Court Martial with detention

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

Date Location Event
22nd July 1919 Australia Discharged
30th May 1919 Australia Disembarked Castilia
13th April 1919 England Return to Australia on Castilia
8th April 1919 England Discharged to Training Depot
21st March 1919 England To Sutton Veny Hospital – influenza
2nd February 1919 France To England for return to Australia
13th December 1918 France Absent without leave
2nd November 1918 France Marched in to Unit
30th October 1918 England Proceeded overseas to France via Southampton
29th October 1918 England 168 days detention remitted. Discharged from prison to Training Brigade
20th April 1918 England Admitted to Lewes Detention Barracks
17th April 1918 England District Court Martial. Absent without leave from 28th October 1917 until apprehended by civil powers 30th March 1918. Sentence 18 months detention. Total forfeiture of pay 536 days
28th October 1917 England Over-staying leave in England
15th June 1917 France Re-joined Unit
6th June 1917 France Detached for work at 5th Army Musketry School
27th May 1917 France Re-joined Battalion from Contact Camp
23rd May 1917 France Evacuated to Contact Camp
7th April 1917 France Absent without leave. Award 7 days FP#2 and forfeiture of 8 days pay
4th September 1916 France Absent without leave. Award 7 days FP#2 and forfeiture of 9 days pay
17th July 1916 France Drunk. Forfeit of 3 days pay
4th July 1916 France Absent without leave. Award 14 days FP#2 and forfeiture of 14 days pay
7th April 1916 France Absence from Company parade. Award 14 days FP#2 and forfeiture of 14 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 Pioneer Battalion, Moascar
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
4th August 1915 Australia Assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
21st July 1915 Australia Marched into Broadmeadows depot


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