TIMELINE May 1916

TIMELINE May 2016

Monday, 1 May 1916

Frank HUMPHREY embarked from Sydney on the HMAT A17 Port Lincoln ; Percy Walter HOLPEN transferred to the 4th Pioneer Battalion in Egypt.

HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on a later voyage. Part of the Australian War Memorial collection. PB0867.

HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on a later voyage. Part of the Australian War Memorial collection. PB0867.

Wednesday, 3 May 1916

Francis Noel WHITE and another Coo-ee embarked from Sydney on the HMAT A1 Hymettus ;  Darcy KEATING and three other Coo-ees embarked from Sydney on the HMAT A46 Clan Mcgillivray.

HMAT Clan MacGillivray A46

HMAT A46 Clan MacGillivray on a later voyage. Part of the Australian War Memorial collection. PB0315.

Friday, 5 May 1916

William Solomon CISSMAN and Arthur Ernest MCGREGOR embarked from Sydney on the HMAT A10 Karroo.

Saturday, 13 May 1916

William Henry PEPPERNELL embarked from Sydney on the HMAT A72 Beltana. 

 Sunday, 14 May 1916

Charles Edmond MARCHANT received an accidental gun shot wound to the left elbow at Serapeum in Egypt, which resulted in his being sent home to Australia.

Private Charles Marchant (Sunday Times, 8/10/1916)

Private Charles Marchant (Sunday Times, 8/10/1916)

Saturday, 20 May 1916

Laurence Leslie MAGUIRE transferred from the 13th Battalion to the 45th Battalion in Egypt.

Tuesday, 23 May 1916

John TARLINGTON transferred from the 54th Battalion to the 4th Pioneer Battalion in Egypt.

Thursday, 25 May 1916

Colin David WREN transferred from the 54th Battalion to the 4th Pioneer Battalion in Egpyt.

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