2481 George James FENWICK

Date of enlistment 9th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Significant events while with the AIF Wounded in Action twice – Pozieres and Ville-sur-Ancre

Hospitalised sick

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

Date Location Event
27th June 1919 Australia Discharged
23rd March 1919 Australia Disembarked
25th January 1919 England Returned to Australia on Ceramic
8th November 1918 England Marched in to Overseas Training Brigade Longbridge Deverill
30th July 1918 England Marched out to No.1 Command Depot Sutton Veny
12th June 1918 England Discharged to No.3 Command Depot Hurdcott
11th June 1918 England Transferred to 1st Auxiliary Hospital Harefield
27th May 1918 England Admitted to Hammersmith Military Hospital
24th May 1918 France Invalided to UK on Stad Antwerpen
20th May 1918 France Admitted L of C hospital
19th May 1918 France Wounded in Action (2nd occasion) – Gunshot Wound right thigh (severe)
14th October 1917 Belgium Taken on Strength to 22nd Battalion from 2ADBD
9th October 1917 England Proceeded overseas to France from Hurdcott via Southampton
19th September 1917 England Transferred back to 22nd Battalion
28th April 1917 England Transferred to 66th Battalion at Windmill Hill
26th March 1917 England Marched in to No.1 Command Depot Perham Down
9th March 1917 England Discharged from hospital to furlough
6th December 1916 England Embarked for England on HS Jan Breydel at Boulogne. Admitted to St.Martins Hospital Bath
11th November 1916 France Transferred to 1st General Hospital Etritat
7th November 1916 France To 3 CCS hospital sick – trench feet
24th September 1916 Belgium Re-joined battalion from ADBD Etaples
30th August 1916 France Discharged from hospital to duty
5th August 1916 France Admitted to 3 CCS and transferred to 22nd General Hospital Camiers
5th August 1916 France Wounded in Action – Gunshot Wound forearm
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
15th September 1915 Australia Re-assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
3rd August 1915 Australia Assigned to 10th Reinforcements 8th Battalion
17th July 1915 Australia Marched into Broadmeadows depot


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