Taken on strength, 2nd Battery, Field Artillery Brigade, Anzac, Gallipoli, 13 November 1915.
Marched in to NZ Field Artillery post, Zeitoun, from Gallipoli, 22 December 1915.
Transferred to Divisional Ammunition Column, 4 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, France, 8 April 1916.
Admitted to No 2 General Hospital, Havre, 22 April 1916 (not yet diagnosed); discharged to Convalescent Depot, 29 April 1916 (diarrhoea).
Posted to strength of 9th Battery, in the field, 10 May 1916; transferred to Brigade Ammunition Column, 13 May 1916.
Found guilty, 9 August 1916, of when on Active Service neglecting to obey an order in that when ordered to report at guns for duty he failed to do so: awarded 7 days' Field Punishment No 1.
Marched off to detention, 11 August 1916.
Admitted to No 2 Canadian Stationary Hospital, Outram, 19 August 1916 (sprained left ankle: 'accident is of a trivial nature & man claims he was on duty at time'); transferred to No 1 Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 26 August 1916; discharged to Base Details, Etaples, 2 September 1916.
Admitted to 24th General Hospital, 6 September 1916; transferred to England, 10 September 1916, and admitted to No 2 NZ General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames; transferred to Convalescent Camp, Hornchurch, 19 September 1916; to NZ Convalescent Depot, Codford, 10 October 1916.
Detached for duty at No 3 NZ General Hospital, Brockenhurst, 5 January 1917.
Medical report, 14 January 1917, listed 'age last birthday' as 45.
Classified 'unfit' by Medical Board, 22 January 1917, and placed on NZ Roll.
Commenced return to New Zealand from Plymouth on board RMS 'Ionic', 14 February 1917; discharged (no longer physically fit for War Service on account of injury on active service: fractured left ankle through falling with exploded building; overage), 8 May 1917.
War service: 2 years 142 days (of which 1 year 240 days was abroad) AWMM