2443 John Edward VEEL

Date of enlistment 14th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Acting Corporal
Company D Company
Significant events while with the AIF Hospitalised sick twice

Promoted to Sergeant

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

Date Location Event
21st April 1919 Australia Discharged – colitis
14th January 1919 England Returned to Australia on City of York
12th July 1918 England Marched in to No.1 Command Depot Sutton Veny
28th June 1918 England Discharged from hospital to furlough
14th May 1918 England Transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital Harefield – colitis and gastro-enteritis
28th April 1918 England Admitted Norfolk War Hospital
27th April 1918 France Embarked on HS Guildford Castle for England
14th April 1918 France Admitted 12th General Hospital, Rouen
13th April 1918 France To 20 CCS hospital sick – gastro-enteritis
5th February 1918 Belgium Re-joined Battalion
2nd February 1918 France Marched in to 2 ADBD
30th January 1918 England Proceeded overseas from Longbridge Deverill Training Camp for France via Southampton
5th May 1917 England Marched in to No.1 Command Depot Perham Down
18th April 1917 England To furlough
10th April 1917 England Placed on Supernumerary List (absent from Battalion for 3 months)
23rd February 1917 England Transferred to Barton-on-Sea (convalescent camp)
12th January 1917 England Admitted University War Hospital Southampton
11th January 1917 France Embarked on HS Formosa for England
8th January 1917 France Admitted to 9th General Hospital Rouen
5th December 1916 France To hospital sick – dysentery
2nd October 1916 France Promoted to Sergeant (confirmed)
20th July 1916 France Promoted to Sergeant (temporary)
26th March 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
15th March 1916 Egypt Promoted to Corporal (temporary)
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
26th July 1915 Australia Marched into Broadmeadows depot

 

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