TIMELINE August 1917

TIMELINE August  1917

Thursday, 2 August 1917

Private Frank BLACK  (42nd Battalion) embarked from Sydney on the HMAT A28 Miltiades [and arrived in Glasgow Scotland on 2nd October 1917].

Saturday, 4 August 1917

Lance Corporal Henry MOSS (45th Battalion) was placed aboard the Hospital Ship St David for evacuation to England [wounded with gunshot wounds to left arm and compound fracture humerus].

Sunday, 5 August 1917

Lance Corporal Henry MOSS  (45th Battalion) was admitted to the Middlesex County War Hospital in England.

Saturday, 11 August 1917

Private Robert Michael HICKEY (13th Battalion) was discharged medically unfit [mitral Incompetence].

Tuesday, 14 August 1917

Lance Corporal Henry MOSS  (45th Battalion) was transferred to the 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital at Dartford, England.

Private Ernest Stephen TAYLOUR (45th Battalion) was discharged medically unfit [shell shock].

Tuesday, 21 August 1917

Private Alan John Burnett EASTERBROOK  (13th Battalion) was discharged medically unfit [rheumatism].

Thursday, 23 August 1917

Private Louis Henry ATTENBOROUGH  (4th Pioneer Battalion) was discharged medically unfit [deafness, senility & rheumatism].

Saturday, 25 August 1917

Corporal James Gerald CAMERON  (45th Battalion) was promoted to Sergeant.

James Gerald Cameron (Photograph courtesy of his grandson Dennis Richards)

Private Arthur Joseph CUMMINGS (1st Battalion) arrived at Plymouth England on the Transport Borda.

Monday, 27 August 1917

Private Thomas William EVANS  (45th Battalion) departed England for return to Australia aboard the Transport Pakeha for medical discharge [fracture of skull from shrapnel wound].

Wednesday, 29 August 1917

Lance Corporal Henry MOSS  (45th Battalion) was discharged from hospital and sent to No. 2 Command Depot at Weymouth.

Private Thomas SHAW  (4th Pioneer Battalion) was discharged medically unfit in Australia [GSW left leg and neck]/

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