2503 Thomas HORNER

Date of enlistment 30th June 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Significant events while with the AIF Wounded in Action twice – at Pozieres and Broodseinde 

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

Date Location Event
22nd November 1918 Australia Discharged
22nd May 1918 Australia Returned to Australia
16th March 1918 England Embarked Wandilla for Australia
12th January 1918 England Admitted to No.1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital Harefield
4th December 1917 France Invalided to England from Etaples, and admitted to Shorncliffe Hospital
4th October 1917 Belgium Wounded in Action (2nd occasion) – gunshot wound right knee
20th November 1916 France Marched in to Etaples depot
19th November 1916 England Proceeding overseas from Folkestone on SS Onward
8th August 1916 France Embarked Boulogne on HS Cambria for England
31st July 1916 France Admitted 13th General Hospital
27th July – 4th August 1916 France Wounded in Action – gunshot wound buttock and shoulder
26th May 1916 France Absent without leave and making a false statement to a superior officer. 28 days FP #2
26th March 1916 France Disembarked at Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join BEF from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
8th January 1916 Egypt Taken on Strength at Tel-el-Kabir
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Sailed from Melbourne on RMS Osterley
29th September 1915 Australia Re-assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
19th July 1915 Australia Assigned to 9th Reinforcements, 7th Battalion
7th July 1915 Australia Marched into depot


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