2455 James John WARE

Date of enlistment 13th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Acting Corporal
Company D Company
Significant events while with the AIF Wounded in Action – Pozieres

Promoted to Sergeant

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

Date Location Event
22nd June 1919 Australia Discharged
30th April 1919 Australia Disembarked Kashmir
9th March 1919 England Return to Australia on Kashmir
3rd August 1918 England Detached from 22nd Battalion and disembarked at Folkestone to 2nd Training Brigade
16th July 1918 France Promoted to Sergeant
23rd May 1918 France Appointed Lance Sergeant
6th August 1917 France Promoted to Corporal
24th May 1917 France Appointed Lance Corporal
24th March 1917 France Crime – conduct to the prejudice of good order and military discipline in that he had a dirty rifle. Award 168 hours FP#2
4th December 1916 France Re-joined Battalion
12th November 1916 England Proceeding overseas to France from Folkestone on SS Victoria
16th September 1916 England Discharged from hospital to No.2 Command Depot Weymouth
16th August 1916 England Admitted Lord Derby War Hospital Warrington
15th August 1916 France Embarked on Hospital Ship Asturias at Le Havre for England
5th August 1916 France Wounded in action – gunshot wound to the head
10th May 1916 France Revert to ranks at own request
26th March 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
20th February 1916 Egypt Promoted to Lance Corporal
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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