Embarked Wellington, 19 January 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 27 March 1917; marched in to 1st Wellington Infantry Regiment, Sling Camp, 28 March 1917.
Taken on strength, 3rd Bn, Wellington Infantry Regiment, and posted to 11th Company, Codford, 24 April 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 27 May 1917.
Admitted to No 4 NZ Field Ambulance, 23 June 1917; transferred to 53rd Casualty Clearing Station, 24 June 1917; to No 7 General Hospital, St Omer, 25 June 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 5 September 1917.
Wounded in action, 30 November 1917 (gun shot wound, left hand and forearm, right forearm, knees: severe), and admitted to No 3 NZ Field Ambulance; transferred to 3rd Canadian Casualty Clearing Station, 1 December 1917, and same day to No 54 General Hospital; to England, 24 January 1918, and admitted same day to Lewisham Military Hospital; transferred to No 1 NZ General hospital, Brockenhurst, 3 March 1918.
Classified 'unfit' by Medical Board, 26 March 1918, and placed on NZ Roll.
Commenced return to New Zealand from Avonmouth on board HMNZT 'Marama', 6 April 1918; discharged (no longer physically fit for War Service on account of wounds received in action), 6 August 1918
War service: 1 year 322 days (of which 1 year 116 days was abroad) AWMM