Charged with being absent without leave, 4 March 1917; case dismissed.
Embarked Wellington, 5 April 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 11 June 1917, marched into Sling Camp and posted to Auckland Company, 4th Reserve Bn, Auckland Infantry Regiment.
Marched out Sling Camp, and proceeded overseas to France, 23 July 1917; marched into NZ Base Depot, Etaples, 27 July 1917.
Joined 6 Company, 3rd Bn, Auckland Infantry Regiment, in the field, 14 August 1917.
Detached to 4th Light Trench Mortar Detachment, 29 September 1917; rejoined unit, 8 October 1917.
Wounded in action, 20 November 1917, and admitted to No 3 NZ Field Ambulance; transferred to No 2 Canadian Casualty Clearing Station, 21 November 1917 (gun shot wound, back); to No 54 General Hospital, 23 November 1917; to England and admitted to Military Hospital, Endell Street London, 30 November 1917.
Transferred to NZ Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch, 14 January 1918; transferred to No 2 NZ General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames, 5 March 1918; admitted to NZ Convalescent Home, Hornchurch, 30 March 1918; admitted to No 2 NZ General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames, 3 July 1918.
Discharged on leave, 29 December 1918; marched into NZ Command Depot, Codford, 7 January 1919.
Medically graded by B1 by Medical Board due to influenza contract in November 1918, NZ Command Depot, Codford, 9 January 1919.
Commenced return to New Zealand from Glasgow on board SS 'Bhamo', 10 March 1919; admitted to ship's hospital, at sea, 28 March 1919; discharged from ship's hospital, at sea, 14 March 1919; treated as a out-patient at Auckland Hospital from 3 May 1919; discharged (no longer fit for War Service on account of illness contract on active service), 6 February 1920.
Total war service: 3 years 29 days (of which 2 years 21 days were abroad).
Parents: George James (b. London) and Alice Lucy (b. London) Vanderpump AWMM