Percy Pepper

Events

ENLISTED

08/05/1916

Enlisted at Royal Park Melbourne, Victoria

EMBARKED

25th September 1916

Embarked from Melbourne Victoria for Plymouth, UK aboard the HMAT Shropshire

DISEMBARKED

11th November 1916

Disembarked in Plymouth, Uk

EMBARKED

12th December 1916

Embarked from Folkestone, UK for France aboard the Princess Henrietta

MARCHED INTO ETAPLES

14th December 1916

Marched into Etaples, France to the 2nd Australian Divisional Base Depot

JOINED BATTALION

27th January 1917

Joined the 21st Battalion

INJURED

1st October 1917

Hit in the head by a piece of shrapnel

GRANTED LEAVE

30th November 1917

Granted Leave in the UK

RETURNED FROM LEAVE

17th December 1917

Returned from Leave and rejoined unit in Belgium

ADMITTED TO HOSPITAL

25th December 1917

Admitted to Hospital in Belgium, then transferred to France

RETURNED TO INFANTRY

1st march 1918

Returned from Hospital to the Australian Infantry Base Depot

TRANSFERRED

11th March 1918

Transferred to Australian Employment Company from Base Depot

PERMISSION FOR LEAVE

14th May 1918

Wrote to Australian Corps Headquarters requesting permission to return to Australia to care for his sick wife and seven children

DISCARGE GRANTED

20th May 1918

returned to Australia for discharge approval

TRANSFER

24th May 1918

Transferred to Army Headquarters, London and sent on Furlough to report to Number 2 Command Depot Weymouth, UK

RETURNED TO AUSTRALIA

6th June 1918

Returned to Australia arriving 31st July 1918 in the Northern Territory

DISCHARGED

14th August 1918

Discharged from the AIF for family reasons

SOLDIER SETTLEMENT

1st October 1918

Granted a Soldier Settlement block at Koo-Wee Rup in Gippsland in Victoria