|Place of birth||Cork, Ireland|
|Address||Shamrock Boarding House, Cairns, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||29|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs M Harty, 61 Gillabby Street, Cork, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Served for 3 years in the 3rd Dragoon Guards, British Army.|
|Place of enlistment||Townsville, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||9th Battalion, H Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/26/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||2nd Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Machine Gun Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
|Family/military connections||Brother: 877 Pte Paul HARTY, 25th Bn, killed in action, 29 July 1916.|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria on HMT 'Ionian' and proceeded to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 2 March 1915; disembarked Alexandria from HMT 'Grampian', 4 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Found guilty of being absent from parade, 6 January 1916: awarded 7 days' confinement to barracks.
Admitted to 2nd Field Ambulance, 20 February 1916 (conjunctivitis); transferred to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station, Serapeum, 20 February 1916; discharged to duty, 25 February 1916; taken on strength of 3rd Machine Gun Company, Serapeum, 13 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria on HMT 'Corsican' and proceeded to join the British Expeditionary Force, 29 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 5 April 1916.
Admitted to 3rd Casualty Clearing Station, 6 May 1917 (shrapnel wound, left forearm); transferred to 1st Canadian General Hospital, Etaples, 7 May 1917. Embarked Calais on HS 'Princess Elizabeth' and proceeded to England for further treatment, 9 May 1917; admitted to 1st Southern General Hospital, 9 May 1917; discharged on furlough, 26 June 1917; awarded the Military Medal. Marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 10 July 1917; moved out to No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 27 August 1917; moved out to Overseas Training Brigade.
Proceeded overseas to France, 12 October 1917; marched into Machine Gun Base Depot, Camiers, 12 October 1917; rejoined 3rd Machine Gun Company, 16 October 1917; proceeded on leave to England, 23 September 1916; rejoined unit from leave, 5 October 1916; proceeded to join cadet Bn and be borne supernumerary to 3rd Machine Gun Company establishment, 24 November 1917; joined No 5 Officers Cadet Bn, Cambridge, 7 December 1917; qualified for commission, 27 August 1918; appointed 2nd Lieutenant and posted to Machine Gun Company, 1 September 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on HT 'Saxon', 11 December 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 30 January 1919, for onward travel to Brisbane. Appointment to Australian Imperial Force terminated, Brisbane, 15 April 1919.Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal