2454 John WHITE*

* aka BRUSH, Horace Reginald

Date of enlistment 10th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Company Transferred to 1st Field Bakery, then Trench Mortar School
Significant events while with the AIF Hospitalised sick twice

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

Date Location Event
29th June 1919 Australia Discharged
21st March 1919 England Returned to Australia on Kildonian Castle from Devonport
22nd February 1919 France Departed for England
15th October 1918 France To hospital sick
20th August 1918 France Absent without leave. Awarded 7 days FP#2 and forfeiture of 9 days pay
7th August 1918 France Detailed to 4th Army Trench Mortar School
1st August 1918 France Re-joined 7/8 Medium Trench Mortar Brigade
19th February 1918 France Taken on strength 10th East Africa Brigade
13th February 1918 England Proceeded overseas from Southampton to France
15th January 1918 England Overstaying leave by six days. Award 14 days CC and forfeiture of 18 days pay
16th November 1917 England Transferred to Artillery training base Heytesbury
23rd June 1917 England Absent without leave at No.3 Command Depot Hurdcott. Award 3 days CC and forfeit of 2 days pay
8th June 1917 England Discharged from Croydon hospital
20th April 1917 England Admitted to Addington Park War Hospital with dysentery
19th April 1917 France Embarked Le Havre on HS Grantully Castle for England with dysentery
5th April 1917 France Admitted to hospital with dysentery
24th March 1917 France Crime – award deprived of 1 days pay
25th November 1916 France Absent without leave – award deprived of 7 days pay
30th March 1916 France Disembarked at Marseille
23rd March 1916 Egypt Embarked on SS Simla from Alexandria to join British Expeditionary Force
22nd January 1916 Egypt Transferred to 1st Field Bakery
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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