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Bacchus Marsh
Avenue of Honour

Private John Main

1888
Born in Burghead, Scotland
13/7/1915
Enlisted at Bacchus Marsh, VIC in the AIF, 6th Reinforcements, 21st Battalion, aged 27
5/10/1915
Embarked aboard the RMS Moldavia
Disembarked in Egypt
24/1/1916
Transferred to the 7th Battalion
26/3/1916
Embarked from Alexandria, Egypt
31/3/1916
Disembarked at Marseilles, France
23/7/1916
Wounded in action during the Battle of Pozieres - shell shock and sprained back
26/7/1916 - 3/9/1916
Admitted to the 1st Canadian General Hospital, Etaples, France
28/9/1916 - 3/1/1917
Detached to the 1st Pioneer Battalion for mining diuties
26/4/1917
Wounded in action after the battles for Bullecourt as the Germans withdrew to the Hindenburg Line
29/4/1917
Admitted to hospital, Rouen France - gunshot wound to the face
15/5/1917
Admitted to 2nd Southern General Hospital, England
29/5/1917 - 5/6/1917
Discharged to furlough
20/8/1917
Rejoined unit in Belgium
4/9/1918 - 23/9/1918
On leave in England
4/10/1918 - 21/11/1918
To 2nd Brigade, Class of Instruction
25/1/1919
Returned to England
28/3/1919
Embark for Australia aboard the City of Poona
14/5/1919
Returned to Australia
18/8/1919
Discharged from the AIF

Last updated by lee, Sun, 29 Aug 2021 12:03:06