TIMELINE March 1918

TIMELINE March 1918

Saturday, 2 March 1918

Lance Corporal Henry MOSS (45th Battalion) was discharged medically unfit [gunshot wound to his left arm, compound fracture to the humerus].

Sunday, 3 March 1918

Private John Thomas PARKER (4th Pioneer Battalion) was moved to the 2nd Casualty Clearing Station with Pyrexia.

Monday, 4 March 1918

Private George Elsie EWENS (45th Battalion) was discharged medically unfit [gunshot wound to his groin].

Pte. George Ewens, of Manduarama (Evening News, 20/11/1917)

Wednesday, 6 Mach 1918

Private John Thomas PARKER (4th Pioneer Battalion) was placed aboard the 19th Ambulance Train and admitted to the 55th General Hospital at Boulogne suffering trench fever.

Thursday, 7 March 1918

Private Alfred WARDROP (45th Battalion) arrived in Australia aboard the H.T. Corinth for medical discharge.

Alfred Wardrop (Courtesy of Gary Wardrop)

Sunday, 10 March 1918

Private Thomas ANDERSON (13th Battalion) departed England aboard the transport Durham Castle bound for Australia for medical discharge.

Tuesday, 12 March 1918

Lieutenant John Robert LEE (21st Battalion) left England aboard the transport Kenilworth Castle to commence his return to Australia for medical discharge.

Lieutenant J. R. Lee (Sydney Mail, 3/3/1920)

Private Charles CREASE (13th Battalion) left England aboard the transport Kenilworth Castle bound for Australia for medical discharge.

Private Charles Crease (Sunday Times 8/10/1916)

Private William Allan Luther PHILPOTT (13th Battalion) departed England aboard the transport Kenilworth Castle bound for Australia for medical discharge.

Private William Henry PEPPERNELL (36th Battalion) was promoted to Lance Corporal.

Wednesday, 13 March 1918

Private William Charles ELLERY (45th Battalion) departed England aboard the H.T. Dunvegan Castle bound for Australia for medical discharge.

Private John Thomas PARKER (4th Pioneer Battalion) was placed aboard the H.S. Cambria and evacuated to England, and admitted to the Tankerton Military Hospitable at Whitstable, with Trench Fever.

Saturday, 16 March 1918

Lance Corporal John Graham WATSON (13th Battalion) departed England aboard the transport Kanowna bound for Australia for medical discharge.

Thursday, 21 March 1918

Private Charles Edward BOW (4th Pioneer Battalion) arrived in Australia aboard the H.T. Euripides for medical discharge.

Private Frederick Graham HARVEY (MM) (4th Pioneer Battalion) was promoted to Lance Corporal.

Thursday, 28 March 1918

Private Jack Graham WIGGINS [45th Battalion) was wounded in action for a second time in the vicinity of Dernacourt, France, with a shrapnel wound to his left thigh.

Pte. J. Wiggins (Sunday Times, 8/10/1916, p. 9)

Friday, 29 March 1918

Private Jack Graham WIGGINS [45th Battalion) was moved to the 56th Casualty Clearing Station, then admitted to the 20th General Hospital at Camiers, France.

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