|Place of birth||Dunedin, New Zealand|
|Address||Cremorne, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||40|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs C Mason, 63 Eglinton Road, Dunedin, New Zealand|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Holsworthy, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||September 1916 Reinforcements|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||26/99/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||3rd Australian General Hospital|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 7 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 21 November 1916; marched into Australian Army Medical Corps Training Depot, Parkhouse, 22 November 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 15 June 1917; taken on strength, 9th Field Ambulance, in the field, 29 June 1917.
Admitted to No 1 convalescent Depot, 9 October 1917 (neuritis); discharged to Base Details, 23 October 1917.
Transferred to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Abbeville, 17 November 1917.
Admitted to 3rd Australian General Hospital, 30 November 1917; transferred to England, 14 December 1917, and admitted to 1st Southern General Hospital, Stourbridge, 15 December 1917 (disordered action of the heart: condition severe); discharged, 15 January 1918, to report next day to No 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott.
Marched out to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 19 February 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kenilworth Castle', 12 March 1918; transshipped to HT 'Field Marshall' departed Durban, South Africa, 23 April 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 22 May 1918, for overland travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 31 July 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, McBEATH William|