|Place of birth||Castlederg, Co Tyrone, Ireland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Stratheden, Kyogle, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, J Gallagher, Castlederg, Tyrone, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Gunner|
|Unit name||9th Field Artillery Brigade, 36th Battery|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Gunner|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||7th Field Artillery Brigade|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney on HMAT 'A.8', 11 May 1916; disembarked Devonport, 10 July 1916. Proceeded to France through Southampton, 31 December 1916. Transferred to 3rd Australian Divisional Artillery Details and taken on strength, 6 January 1917. Transferred to 3rd Divisional Ammunition Column and taken on strength, 16 February 1917.
Admitted to 14th Field Ambulance, 1 April 1917, and transferred to 16th Divisional Receiving Station, 6 April 1917; discharged to duty, 16 April 1917; rejoined unit, 19 April 1917. Transferred to 7th Field Artillery Brigade and taken on strength, 7 July 1917.
Admitted to 25th Field Ambulance, 1 November 1917 (synovitis, right knee); transferred to 53rd Casualty Clearing Station, 3 November 1917; admitted to 24th Field Ambulance, 8 November 1917, and transferred to 8th Divisional Receiving Station; to 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 10 November 1917; to Ambulance Train '30', 11 November 1917, and transferred to 57th General Hospital; to No 7 Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 30 November 1917; discharged to duty, 4 December 1917; marched into Australian General Base Depot, Havre, 7 December 1917; moved out to field, 14 December 1917; rejoined unit, 17 December 1917; proceeded to United Kingdom on leave, 19 June 1918.
Admitted to King George's Hospital, 22 June 1918 (influenza); discharged on balance of leave, 29 June 1918; rejoined unit, 16 July 1918.
Admitted to 48th Casualty Clearing Station, 11 October 1918, and transferred to 11th Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 12 October 1918; to 2nd Convalescent Depot, 25 October 1918; discharged to duty, 29 November 1918; marched into Australian General Base Depot, Havre, 5 December 1918; moved out to field, 15 December 1918; rejoined unit, 19 December 1918; moved out from field, 26 March 1919. Embarked Havre and proceeded to England, 2 April 1919; disembarked Southampton, 3 April 1919, and marched into No 3 Group, Codford.
Admitted to No 4 Group Hospital, 26 April 1919; marched in from No 4 Group Hospital, 4 May 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on HT 'Borda', 11 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 27 June 1919. Discharged Brisbane, 18 August 1919.MBV.
|Sources||NAA: B2455, GALLAGHER Joseph|