|Place of birth||Glanamady, Co Galway, Ireland|
|Address||Glanamady, Galway, Ireland|
|Age at embarkation||44|
|Next of kin||Brother, John Geraghty, Glanamady, Galway, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Served for 7 years, 5th Dragoon Guards; 5 years, Reserves; 5 months, United States Navy.|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||17th Battalion, C Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/34/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||17th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 12 May 1915.
Proceeded to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 16 August 1915.
Admitted to 5th Field Ambulance, Dardanelles, 27 August 1915 (poisoned hand); rejoined Bn, Gallipoli Peninsula, 9 September 1915.
Admitted to Hospital Ship, HS 'Somali', 26 October 1915; transferred to General Hospital, Gibraltar, 7 November 1915 (tuberculosis); to England, 23 November 1915, and admitted to Beaufort War Hospital, Bristol, England, 28 November 1915.
Proceeded to join the British Expeditionary Force, 4 March 1916; taken on strength of Bn, France, 24 May 1916; marched out of France, 8 December 1916.
Admitted to 2nd Auxiliary Hospital, Southall, 12 December 1916 (deformed arm); discharged from hospital and marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, England, 16 December 1916.
Marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 4 January 1917; marched in to 5th Training Bn, Rollestone, 11 January 1917; marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 16 April 1917; marched out for return to Australia, 20 May 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ayrshire', 23 May 1917; disembarked Sydney, 19 July 1917; discharged, 17 August 1917 (medically unfit: fracture in elbow and overage).Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, GERAGHTY David|