2437 Albert Lionel THURSTON

Date of enlistment 7th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Significant events while with the AIF Wounded in Action – Pozieres

Hospitalised sick

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

Date Location Event
24th October 1917 Australia Discharged – medically unfit
18th September 1917 Australia Disembarked Euripides
21st July 1917 England Returned to Australia on HS A14 Euripides
4th May 1917 England Marched in to No.2 Command Depot Weymouth
6th January 1917 England Marched in to No.4 Command Depot Wareham
11th December 1916 England Marched in to Perham Down from furlough
22nd November 1916 England Marched in to No.1 Command Depot Perham Down and granted furlough
10th August 1916 England Admitted to Beaufort War Hospital Bristol
9th August 1916 France Embarked on HS Aberdonian at Rouen for England
6th August 1916 France Admitted No.8 General Hospital
5th August 1916 France Wounded in Action – Gunshot Wound right leg, and admitted 44th CCS
26th March 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
19th February 1916 Egypt Discharged from hospital
15th February 1916 Egypt To Hospital sick, Brighton Beach
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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