|Place of birth||Helensville, New Zealand|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs M McNaughtan, Parakai, Helensville, Auckland, New Zealand|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Cloncurry, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||15th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/32/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||15th Battalion|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Brisbane, 21 October 1916; went absent without leave, Cape Town, South Africa, 28 November 1916; re-embarked Cape town, 5 December 1916; disembarked England, 10 January 1917.
Found guilty,17 March 1917, of (1) Insolence to an Officer; (2) being absent without leave, 22-27March 1917: awarded 14 days' Field Punishment No 2.
Proceeded overseas to France, 3 May 1917; taken on strength, 15th Bn, in the field, 8 May 1917.
Admitted to hospital, 6 June 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 31 July 1917.
On leave to United Kingdom, 14 February 1918; absent without leave, 2 March 1918.
Court of Inquiry, in the field, 22 June 1918, found McNAUGHAN 'illegally absented himself without leave on 2/3/18 upon expiration of leave to the United Kingdom, and that he is still absent'.
Discharged, 1 April 1920, on account of being an illegal absentee.Forfeited eligibility for war medals.
|Miscellaneous details||Name recorded incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as Alexander McNAUGHTON.|