TIMELINE June 1918

TIMELINE June 1918

Saturday, 1 June 1918

Lance Corporal Thomas Walter DOWD (19th Battalion) was appointed as Second Lieutenant and was posted to Machine Gun Corps Reinforcements for the 2nd Machine Gun Battalion.

Private Thomas ANDERSON  (13th Battalion) arrived in Australia Sydney aboard the H.T. Borda for medical discharge.

Private Jacob Joseph Jacob John HERRINGE  (13th Battalion) was evacuated to England aboard the hospital ship Princess Elizabeth suffering trench fever, and was admitted to the Reading Military Hospital later that day.

Joseph Herringe and his mother Bridget Herringe (Photograph courtesy Marie Cribbin)

Sunday, 2 June 1918

Private Leslie Webster GREENLEAF  (13th Battalion) was placed aboard the 39th Ambulance Train, after being wounded on 20th May with a bomb wound to his left arm in the vicinity of Villers-Bretonneux.

Monday, 3 June 1918

Private Leslie Webster GREENLEAF  (13th Battalion) was evacuated to England by Hospital Ship Panama (gunshot wound left arm).

Tuesday, 4 June 1918

Private Leslie Webster GREENLEAF  (13th Battalion) was admitted to the Kitchener Military Hospital at Brighton, England.

Lance Corporal William Henry PEPPERNELL  (33rd Battalion) was wounded in action for a second time,  in the vicinity of Villers-Bretonneux, receiving a flesh wound to this left arm, and was sent to the 10th Australia Field Ambulance,  then moved to the 5th Casualty Clearing Station.

Friday, 7 June 1918

Private Walter CAVILL  (55th Battalion) arrived in Australia aboard the H.M.A.T. Suevic  for medical discharge.

Tuesday, 8 June 1918

Lance Corporal William Henry PEPPERNELL  (33rd Battalion) was admitted to the 12th General Hospital at Rouen, France.

Monday, 10 June 1918

Private Joseph PARRISH  (4th Machine Gun Battalion) was wounded in action in the vicinity of Villers-Bretonneux, where he received a gunshot wound to his neck, and was take to the 4th Australian Field Ambulance, and later that day taken to the 61st Casualty Clearing Station.

Lance Corporal William Henry PEPPERNELL  (33rd Battalion) was evacuated to England aboard the HS Grantully Castle.

Tuesday, 11 June 1918

Private Leslie Webster GREENLEAF  was transferred to the 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital at Harefield, England.

Private Joseph PARRISH  (4th Machine Gun Battalion) was placed aboard the 17th Ambulance Train to be taken to the 53rd General Hospital at Boulogne, France.

Lance Corporal William Henry PEPPERNELL  (33rd Battalion) was admitted to the Horton County of London War Hospital at Epsom.

Wednesday, 12 June 1918

Private Joseph PARRISH (4th Machine Gun Battalion) was admitted to the 53rd General Hospital at Boulogne, France, with a gunshot wound to his neck, where he was also diagnosed with bronchial pneumonia.

Private Charles Henry MAIDENS  (13th Battalion) arrived in Australia aboard the H.M.A.T. Marathon for medical discharge.

Thursday, 13 June 1918

Private Leslie Webster GREENLEAF was discharged from hospital on leave from 13th June 1918, to report to No. 1 Command Depot at Sutton Veny on 27th June 1918.

Friday, 14 June 1918

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

Saturday, 22 June 1918

Lieutenant John Robert LEE (21st Battalion) was discharged medically unfit.

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

Monday, 24 June 1918

Private Andrew James MCGREGOR  (2nd Australian Field Bakery) was admitted to hospital with sclerosis spinal cord.

Andrew James McGregor (Daily Telegraph 22/9/1916)

Wednesday, 26 June 1918

Lance Corporal William Henry PEPPERNELL  (33rd Battalion) was transferred to the 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital at Dartford, England.

Thursday, 27 June 1918

Private Joseph PARRISH  (4th Machine Gun Battalion) died of wounds at the 53rd General Hospital, Boulogne.  He was  buried in the Terlincthun British Cemetery, France.

Joseph Parrish’s headstone at Terlincthun British Cemetery, France (Photograph: H. Thompson 5/9/2014)

Lance William John SHANNON (4th Pioneer Battalion) departed England aboard the H.M.A.T. Essex bound for Australia for medical discharge.

Sunday, 30 June 1918

Private Andrew James MCGREGOR  was evacuated to hospital in England on 30th June 1918 (sclerosis spinal cord).

 

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