Background : Son of Thomas Irvine Guild and Elsie Eleanor Guild, of St. Kilda, Victoria, Australia. Single on enlistment. Previous military experience : Senior Cadets 34 Fvt Company. 3 Div. Eng. (2 years). 30/10/1939 to 18/11/1939 Army School of Field Engineering (Liverpool). 11/09/1941 to 24/10/1941 School of Engineering (Middle East).
02/05/1940 To be Lieutenant 2/2 Pioneer Battalion.
16/05/1940 Taken on strength 2/2 Pioneer Battalion Puckapunyal, Seymour, Victoria.
07/04/1941 Embarked Sydney, New South Wales on H.M.S. Queen Mary (H.M.T. N.N.).
03/05/1941 Disembarked Middle East.
17/06/1941 Reported wounded in action.
18/06/1941 Evacuated to 7 Australian General Hospital with gunshot wound right knee (fractured right tibia) and transferred to X list.
22/06/1941 Reported wounded in action with gunshot wound right knee. Date unknown.
02/07/1941 Evacuated from 7 Australian General Hospital to Australian Imperial Force Officers Hostel as convalescent (gunshot wound right knee and gastroenteritis).
09/07/1941 Discharged from Australian Imperial Force Officers Hostel and transferred to Pioneer Training Battalion.
10/07/1941 Marched in from Australian Imperial Force Officers Hostel.
24/07/1941 Marched out to 2/2 Pioneer Battalion.
11/09/1941 Attending Middle East School of Engineering.
17/09/1941 Change of next of kin.
13/10/1941 Appointed Captain.
20/10/1941 Qualified at Australian Imperial Force Middle East School of Military Engineering from 15/09/1941 to 18/10/1941.
24/10/1941 Rejoined unit from Australian Imperial Force Middle East School of Military Engineering
15/12/1941 Evacuated to 2/2 Field Ambulance Main Dressing Station with influenza and transferred to X list.
18/12/1941 Discharged from 2/2 Field Ambulance Main Dressing Station.
18/12/1941 Rejoined unit from 2/2 Field Ambulance Main Dressing Station and struck off X list.
31/01/1942 Embarked Suez, Middle East on S.S. Orcades.
18/02/1942 Disembarked Batavia, Java.
04/03/1942 Reported missing in action (Java) and transferred to X list.
04/03/1942 Is transferred from 2/2 Pioneer Battalion to the Permanent Supernumerary List (Australian Infantry).
07/03/1942 Missing believed killed in action.
01/05/1942 Missing and for official purposes presumed dead.