TIMELINE September 1916
Sunday, 3 September 1916
Private James CRAWFORD (13th Battalion) died of his wounds at the 49th Casualty Clearing Station near Mouqet Farm.
Corporal William Thomas HITCHEN died of disease at the 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital at Harefield Park in England.
Tuesday, 5 September 1916
James Gerald CAMERON (45th Battalion) was promoted to Lance Corporal.
Friday, 8 September 1916
Gunner Arthur Charles REID (4th Division Medium Trench Mortar Battery) received a gunshot wound to his head in the vicinity of Bierssraat in Belgium.
Saturday, 9 September 1916
Acting Corporal Francis Charles FINLAYSON (Parramatta Coo-ee) embarked from Sydney on HMAT A14 Euripides, as 20th reinforcement for the 13th Battalion. With him travelled fellow Coo-ees Acting Sergeant Thomas Walter DOWD (Wongarbon Coo-ee) and Acting Sergeant Stanley Everard STEPHENS (Gilgandra Coo-ee) and Leo Ambrose STINSON (20th Battalion). They arrived in Plymouth, England on 26 October 1916.
Gunner Arthur Charles REID (4th Division Medium Trench Mortar Battery) died of wounds at the 11th Canadian Field Ambulance.
Wednesday, 13 September 1916
Private Charles Edmond MARCHANT (45th Battalion) was discharged medically unfit in Australia due to injuries from his accidental gunshot wound to his left elbow in Egypt.
Tuesday, 19 September 1916
Trooper David O’ROURKE (Wellington Coo-ee) (12th Light Horse Regiment) embarked from Melbourne on the HMAT A6 Clan Maccorquodale.
Friday, 22 September 1916
Private Bernard COYTE (13th Battalion) embarked for France.
Private Sidney BENNETT (45th Battalion) was wounded in action with a gunshot wound to his left arm in a working party at Bierrsraat in Belgium.
Saturday, 23 September 1916
Trooper William Solomon CISSMAN (Imperial Camel Corps) commenced his return to Australia on the Transport Kanowna from Port Said, Egypt.
Monday, 25 September 1916
Richard CROCKER (Ashfield recruit) re-enlisted after being discharged after the Coo-ee March at his parent’s request due to being underage.
Tuesday, 26 September 1916
Private Harold Roy Devlin UHR (13th Battalion) was discharged medically unfit after his return to Australia from Egypt (the first of three enlistments).
Wednesday, 27 September 1916
William Joseph MUNRO (13th Battalion) was reported to be a prisoner of war in Germany.