|Place of birth||Coote Hill, Cavan, Ireland|
|Age at embarkation||30|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Maggie Riley, Stradon, Co Cavan, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Served for 5.5 years, Royal Irish Constabulary.|
|Place of enlistment||Rifle Range, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||41st Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/58/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||15th Battalion|
|Fate||Effective abroad (still overseas)|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney on HMAT 'Hororata', 14 June 1917; disembarked Liverpool, 26 August 1917; marched into 11th Training Bn, Larkhill, 27 August 1917.
Found guilty at Durrington, 17 September 1917, of being absent from special roll call, 9.00 pm, 16 September 1917: awarded 4 days' Field Punishment No 2.
Found to be absent without leave, Larkhill, 5 October 1917. Declared an illegal absentee by Court of Inquiry, Fovant, 27 October 1917. Transferred to 15th Bn Reinforcements, Fovant, 29 November 1918 (whilst an illegal absentee).
Discharged from the Australian Imperial Force in consequence of desertion, 1 April 1920.Medals: Not Eligible