5th Reinforcements: 1918

22nd-battalion17th January 1918: 2387 Pte Scriven proceeded overseas from Longbridge Deverill training camp via Southampton.

16th January 1918: 2496 Pte Kendall (with 60th Battalion) discharged – medically unfit. Hypertrophy of heart; deformed left hand from wounding and muscular weakness.

15th January 1918: 2454 Pte White overstaying leave [in England] by six days. Award 14 days CC and forfeiture of 18 days pay.

12th January 1918: 2430 Pte Thompson admitted to 14th General Hospital Boulogne; 2503 Pte Horner admitted to No.1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital Harefield; newly commissioned 2nd Lieut. Robbins Taken on Strength into the Battalion from Cadet Battalion.

11th January 1918: 2486 Pte Barton marched in to AIBD, Le Havre

10th January 1918: 2430 Pte Thompson to hospital sick – otorrhoea (ear discharge). Otitis Media; Lieut. Archer transferred to Permanent Supernumery List and posted for duty with AIF depots in UK; 2486 Pte Barton unexpired portion of the sentence is remitted. Proceeded overseas to France via Southampton; 2346 Sgt McCormack, MM, disembarked HS Karoola at Melbourne for discharge.

9th January 1918: 2362 Pte Roberts rejoined the Battalion.

7th January 1918: 2nd Lieut. Robbins proceeded overseas from Southampton.

4th January 1918: 2486 Pte Barton marched in to Overseas Training Brigade Longbridge Deverill having been released from Lewes prison.

3rd January 1918: 2427 L-Sgt Topliff discharged from hospital to furlough; 2386 Pte Stuckey marched in to Overseas Training Brigade Longbridge Deverill from No.3 Command Depot Hurdcott; 2362 Pte Roberts proceeded to Le Havre and France from Longbridge Deverill via Southampton.

2nd January 1918: 2353 Acting Cpl Price discharged (medically unfit).

1st January 1918: 2431 Pte Tatnall transferred to 2nd Birmingham War Hospital.


Events Archive 1917

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