|Place of birth||Down, Ireland|
|Address||56 Neptune Street, Richmond, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||32|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs A Geddis, 56 Neptune Street, Richmond, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Richmond, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||3rd General (Victorian) Reinforcements|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/111/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||39th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 5 June 1918; disembarked Liverpool, England, 11 August 1918; marched in to 9th Training Bn, Fovant, 13 August 1918.
Found guilty, 25 September 1918, of being absent without leave from midnight, to 11:00 pm, 206 September 1918: no punishment awarded.
Proceeded overseas to France, 22 November 1918; marched in to Australian Infantry Base Depot, Rouelles, France, 23 November 1918; marched out to unit, 2 December 1918; taken on strength of 39th Bn, 3 December 1918.
Marched out for return to Australia, 3 May 1919; marched out to England, 8 May 1919; marched in to No 3 Group, Codford, England, 9 May 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Valencia', 20 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 11 September 1919; discharged, 26 September 1919.Medal: British War Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, GEDDIS John|