|Place of birth||Dunedin, New Zealand|
|Age at embarkation||38|
|Next of kin||Friend, Michael Maloney, Bell Hotel, Charleville, Queensland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||25th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/42/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Star of Victoria on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||25th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Proceeded overseas to France, 25 July 1916; taken on strength, 25th Bn, in the field, 8 August 1916.
Wounded in action, 14 November 1916 (gun shot wound, right thigh); admitted to 36th Casualty Clearing Station, 17 November 1916, and transferred same day to Ambulance Train; admitted to 11th Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 19 November 1916; transferred to England, 22 November 1916, and admitted to 2nd Southern General Hospital, 22 November 1916. Transferred to 3nd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 28 November 1916; discharged on furlough, 15 January 1917, to report to No 4 Command Depot, Wareham, 30 January 1917.
Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 12 February 1917; discharged, 4 April 1917; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 52 days.
Marched out to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 8 October 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Berrima' for discharge (trench feet, overage), 31 October 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 30 December 1917, for onward overland travel to Brisbane; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 2 February 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, McKINLEY James|