Pye Joseph Augustus

SURNAME Pye
NAME Joseph Augustus
PLACE-BIRTH Tenterfield
OCCUPATION Vet surgeon
PLACE-ENLISTMENT Port Douglas
DATE-ENLISTMENT 11-02-15
LINK-TO-DOUGLAS SHIRE Worked as Vet surgeon, Port Douglas
REGIMENT-1 Other Light Horse
DATE-DISCHARGED 30-04-15
OTHER-INFO Discharged from Enoggera, medically unfit
STORY-OUTLINE Joseph Pye, born Tenterfield, was a veterinary surgeon at Port Douglas when he enlisted in February 1915. Unfortunately he failed the medical examination on arrival at Enoggera, was discharged 30 April and returned to P{ort Douglas. There was probably some embarrassment atached to this, as the township had given him a hearty send -off not long before.
SERVICE-NO Depot