Charles Lambert Eastgate (brother) also served in WWI.
Disembarked Suez, 13 March 1916. Reverted to ranks at own request, 28 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria for France, 7 April 1916.
Transferred from 3rd Bn to 4th Bn, and posted to D Company, in the field, 16 June 1916.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 17 July 1916.
Wounded in action, 11 September 1916 (gun shot wound, shoulder); admitted to No 12 General Hospital, Rouen, 12 September 1916; transferred to England, 13 September 1916, and admitted to No 1 NZ General Hospital, Brockenhurst, 14 September 1916; discharged to NZ Command Depot, Codford, 11 October 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, and attached to NZ Base Depot, Etaples, 25 November 1916; marched out to rejoin unit, in the field, 25 November 1916.
Wounded in action (second occasion), 28 November 1916 (gun shot wound, right elbow); admitted to No 1 NZ Field Ambulance, 29 November 1916; transferred same day to No 1 Australian Casualty Clearing Station; to 3rd Canadian General Hospital, Boulogne, 17 December 1916l to England, 19 December 1916, and admitted same day to No 2 NZ General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames.
Classified as unfit my Medical Board, and placed on NZ Roll.
Discharged from No 2 NZ General Hospital, 6 October1917, and granted leave until 22 October1917; to report to NZ Discharge Depot, Torquay.
Commenced return to New Zealand from Liverpool on board HT 'Ruahine', 16 November 1917; discharged (no longer physically fit for War Service on account of wounds received in action), 12 February 1918.
Total war service: 2 years 123 days (of which 336 days were abroad) AWMM