|Place of birth||Limerick, Ireland|
|Age at embarkation||39|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs C. Hartney, 43 Portman Street, Zelland, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Casula, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||31st Battalion, 5th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/48/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||5th Machine Gun Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Found guilty at Colombo, 1 April 1916, of breaking ranks: awarded fine of 1 days' pay.
Embarked Alexandria on board HMT 'Huntswood' and proceeded to joint the British Expeditionary Force, 20 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 30 June 1916; moved out from 5th Australian General Base Depot, Etaples, 19 August 1916; taken on strength of 8th Machine Gun Company, 29 August 1916.
Admitted to 15th Field Ambulance, 8 February 1917 (laryngitis); transferred to 5th Divisional Receiving Station, 8 February 1917; to 36th Casualty Clearing Station, 9 February 1917; to No 1 Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 11 February 1917; discharged to unit, Camiers, 4 March 1917; marched into 5th Australian General Base Depot, Etaples, 11 April 1917. Proceeded to England for further treatment, 21 April 1917; marched into No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 24 April 1917; temporarily attached to headquarters, Tidworth, 5 May 1917; detached from duty, 12 October 1917; marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 12 October 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Themistocles', 5 November 1917; disembarked Sydney, 3 January 1918. Discharged on account of being medically unfit for continued service, Sydney, 4 February 1918 (chronic bronchitis, overage).Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal