TIMELINE December 2016

TIMELINE December 2016

Friday, 1 December 1916

Sapper Charles Arthur FINN (13th Field Company Engineers) was admitted to the 14th General Hospital at Bologne, France, with Influenza.

 Monday, 4 December 1916

Private Charles Henry HUNT (45th Battalion) was admitted to the 26th General Hospital at Etaples, France.

Tuesday, 5 December 1916

Private Arthur Ernest MCGREGOR (2nd Field Bakery) was evacuated to England by hospital ship sick, and later admitted to the 3rd Auxiliary Hospital at Dartford, England.

Arthur Ernest McGregor (Daily Telegraph 22/9/1916)

Arthur Ernest McGregor (Daily Telegraph, 22/9/1916)

Wednesday, 6 December 1916

Private George Allen LLOYD (Australian Corps Cyclist Battalion) was admitted to the 32nd Stationary Hospital with Influenza at Wimereux, France.

Thursday, 7 December 1916

Private Charles Henry HUNT (45th Battalion) was placed aboard the Hospital Ship Cambria for evacuation to England with debility.

Trooper William Solomon CISSMAN was discharged in Australia medically unfit.

Friday, 8 December 1916

Private Leslie Reginald ANLEZARK (45th Battalion) was sent by Hospital Ship Aberdonian to England with trench fever.

Private Edwin Joseph FULLER was placed upon the Hospital Ship Carisbrook Castle at Le Havre for evacuation to England.

Saturday, 9 December 1916

Sapper Charles Arthur FINN (13th Field Company Engineers) was transferred to the 1st Convalescent Depot at Bologne, France.

Private Leslie Reginald ANLEZARK (45th Battalion) was admitted to the Reading War Hospital in England suffering from trench fever.

Monday, 11 December 1916

Private Charles Henry HUNT marched into the No 1 Command Depot at Pernham Downs, England.

Private Harold Roy Devlin UHR re-enlisted at Sydney.

Tuesday, 12 December 1916

Private Edward Joseph MCGARRY (4th Pioneer Battalion) was wounded in action by artillery fire, receiving multiple wounds to his chest, in the vicinity of Longuval France. He was sent to 38th Casualty Clearing Station at Heilly, France.

Wednesday, 13 December 1916

Private Edward Joseph MCGARRY (4th Pioneer Battalion) died of wounds and was buried at Heilly Station Cemetery.

Edward Joseph McGarry's headstone at Heilly Station Cemetery, France. His name is on the bottom of the headstone (Photograph: H. Thompson, 4/9/2014)

Edward Joseph McGarry’s headstone at Heilly Station Cemetery, France. His name is on the bottom of the headstone (Photograph: H. Thompson, 4/9/2014)

Private Charles MAIDENS (13th Battalion) was sent to a rest station suffering from Influenza.

Thursday, 14 December 1916

Private Victor QUINTON (4th Pioneer Battalion) was evacuated to England with Influenza, and admitted to the 1st Southern General Hospital, Birmingham, England.

Private Victor Quinton (Sunday Times, 8/10/1916)

Private Victor Quinton (Sunday Times, 8/10/1916)

Saturday, 16 December 1916

Private John MARTIN (54th Battalion) was admitted to the 11th Stationary Hospital at Rouen, France, suffering from Trench Feet.

Sunday, 17 December 1916

Private John MARTIN (54th Battalion) was put on the Hospital Ship Carisbrook Castle for evacuation to England.

Monday, 18 December 1916

Private John MARTIN (54th Battalion) was admitted to the 1st London General Hospital with Trench Foot.

Sunday, 24 December 1916

Private Louis Henry ATTENBOROUGH (4th Pioneer Battalion) was placed upon the Hospital Ship Dunluce Castle at Le Havre for evacuation to England with Influenza. He was admitted to the Cambridge Hospital at Aldershot, England, later that day.

Thursday, 28 December 1916

Private James O’NEILL (18th Battalion) and Private Allan James DENMEAD (53rd Battalion) arrived at Devonport, England, from Australia, on the HMAT Ascanius.

Saturday, 30 December 1916

Private Jacob Isak PALMGREN (Wongarbon Coo-ee) re-enlisted at Dubbo.

Sunday, 31 December 1916

Private Sidney James De Courcy HEUSTON arrived back in Sydney wounded, on the H.T. Wiltshire.

Pte. S. Heuston (The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial, 14/10/1916)

Pte. S. Heuston (The Globe and Sunday Times War Pictorial, 14/10/1916)

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