|Place of birth||Ballyskeagh, Newtownards, Co Down, Ireland|
|School||Ballyrogan National School, Newtownards, Co Down, Ireland|
|Age on arrival in Australia||22|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Agnes Gourley, Greengrave, Dundonald, County Downs, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Served in the Ulster Volunteers, Ireland, for 3 months.|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||25th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/42/5|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A75 Marathon on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||25th Battalion|
|Fate||Died of disease
|Age at death||26|
|Age at death from cemetery records||26|
|Place of burial||Vignacourt British Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. II), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: John and Agnes GOURLEY, 48 Vicarage Street, Belfast, Ireland. Native of Ballyskeagh, Newtownards, Co. Down, Ireland. Cemetery details show date of death as 26th May, 1918|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Brisbane, 27 October 1917; disembarked Plymouth, England, 9 January 1917. Admitted to No 1 Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 16 January 1917; discharged, 12 March 1917; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 56 days.
Proceeded overseas to France, 25 April 1917; taken on strength, 25th Bn, 2 May 1917.
Proceeded on English leave, 10 February 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 2 March 1918.
Admitted to 5th Australian Field Ambulance, 26 May 1918, and transferred same day to 61st Casualty Clearing Station.
Died of disease (pneumonia), 26 May 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, GOURLEY Samuel|