James Michael TYNER

Badge Number: S343, Sub Branch: STATE
S343

TYNER, James Michael

Service Number: 1184
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Field Ambulance
Born: Mount Gambier, 10 June 1891
Home Town: Keith, Tatiara, South Australia
Schooling: Glencoe Public School
Occupation: LINEMAN
Died: 15 August 1956, aged 65 years, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: AIF Cemetery, West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide
Section: KO, Road: 6, Site No: 62
Memorials: Mount Gambier RSL Pictorial Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

5 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 1184, 1st Stationary Hospital (AIF)
5 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 1184, 1st Stationary Hospital (AIF), HMAT Kyarra, Melbourne
11 Nov 1918: Involvement Private, SN 1184, 3rd Field Ambulance

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Biography contributed by Steve Larkins

War service: embarked from Melbourne, 5 December 1914. Proceeded from Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 2 March 1915. Admitted to No. 1 Stationary Hospital, Lemnos, 23 June 1915 (influenza); discharged to duty, 6 July 1915. Admitted to No. 1 General Hospital, Heliopolis, Egypt, 9 July 1915 (influenza); transferred to No. 1 General Hospital, Ras-el-Tin, Alexandria, 13 July 1915; transferred to Lowland Casualty Clearing Station, Mudros, 13 December 1915. Disembarked at Alexandria from Mudros, 29 December 1915; admitted to 1st Stationary Hospital, Ismailia, 20 July 1916; marched into Royal Army Medical Corps Depot, Mustapha, 24 August 1916.

Embarked for United Kingdom from Alexandria, 14 September 1916; marched out to Orchard Convalescent Hospital, Dartford, Kent, 4 October 1916. Marched out to Hospital Transport, 8 February 1917; commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Benalla' (nursing duties), 13 February 1917. Disembarked Melbourne, 10 April 1917; returned to duty, 4th Military District (Adelaide), 1 May 1917.

Re-embarked from Melbourne, 10 May 1917; from Fremantle (after leave), 29 June 1917; disembarked Plymouth, 25 August 1917. Marched out to AAMC Training Depot, No. 2 Camp. Parkhouse, 27 August 1917. Proceeded overseas to France, 27 September 1917; marched in to Australian General Base Depot, Rouelles, 11 October 1917; marched out to 1st Division Army Medical Corps, 24 October 1917. Taken on strength, 3rd Field Ambulance, 20 November 1917. Found guilty, 20 November 1917, of being absent without leave, 9 pm, 19 November, to 6 pm, 20 November 1917: awarded 7 days' field punishment No. 2 and forfeiture of 9 days' pay. To hospital, 22 March 1918 (trench fever); detached to Australian Base Depot Camp Hospital, 26 July 1918. On leave in England, 5 October 1918; rejoined from leave, 26 October 1918. Marched out to United Kingdom, 15 December 1918.

Granted leave for non-military employment with pay and subsistence, 14 March to 14 June 1919, to attend Sub-Engineering Postal, Cardiff, Wales.

Commenced return to Australia on board 'Rugia', 19 July 1919; disembarked in Adelaide, 7 September 1919; discharged in Adelaide, 8 November 1919.

Total war service: 5 years 44 days (of which 4 years 248 days were abroad)

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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