2431 Percy Charles TATNALL

Date of enlistment 10th July 2015
Rank at enlistment Private
Company D Company
Significant events while with the AIF Wounded in Action – Pozieres

Hospitalised on three occasions

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

Date Location Event
12th December 1918 Australia Discharged – medically unfit
15th April 1918 England Returned to Australia on A74 Marathon – neurasthenia
5th February 1918 England Marched in to No.2 Command Depot Weymouth
28th January 1918 England Marched in to No.3 Command Depot Hurdcott
21st January 1918 England Transferred to 1st Auxiliary Hospital Harefield
1st January 1918 England Transferred to 2nd Birmingham War Hospital
12th March 1917 England Admitted 1st Southern General Hospital Birmingham
11th March 1917 France Embarked on HS Lanfranc – paraplegia
5th March 1917 France To 26th General Hospital Etaples – dorsalis
26th February 1917 France To 2nd ADBD Etaples
19th February 1917 France To duty
16th February 1917 France To 6th General Hospital – bronchitis
27th January 1917 France To 11 Hospital Rouen – rheumatic fever
10th August 1916 France Re-joined Battalion from hospital
7th August 1916 France To 1st Anzac Rest Station – shell shock
27th July – 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
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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