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Bacchus Marsh
Avenue of Honour

Sergeant William Talbot Horder

1889
Born in Ballarat, VIC
18/8/1915
Enlisted in the AIF, 14th Reinforcements, 8th Battalion, aged nearly 27
28/1/1916
Embarked aboard the HMAT A32 Themistocles
28/2/1916
Disembarked at Suez, Egypt
1/4/1916
Transferred to the 58th Battalion
11/5/1916
Promoted to Lance Corporal
17/6/1916
Embarked from Alexandria, Egypt
23/6/1916
Disembarked at Marseilles, France
6/8/1916
Promoted to Corporal
24/9/1916
Promoted to Temporary Sergeant
3/11/1916
Confirmed as Sergeant
2/2/1917
Admitted to hospital in France - septic left heel due to gunshot wound
16/2/1917 - 2/4/1917
Transferred to 2nd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, England
2/4/1917 - 2/8/1917
Transferred to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital
25/12/1917
Rejoined unit in France
5/4/1918
To hospital in France - initially reported as a shell wound, later changed to abrasion causing septic abscesses
11/4/1918 - 29/4/1918
Transferred to 1st Birmingham War Hospital - two septic ulcers on left ankle
29/4/1918 - 24/5/1918
Transferred to 3rd Australian General Hospital
22/7/1918 - 30/8/1918
Admitted to Group Hospital, Hurdcott - wound healed bu tender
4/12/1918
Embarked for Australia aboard the Somerset- septic traumatic abrasion, left foot
15/1/1919
Returned to Australia
1/3/1919
Discharged from the AIF
1957
Died in Bacchus Marsh, VIC, aged 68

Last updated by lee, Sat, 28 Aug 2021 15:40:52