|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Richmond, Victoria|
|School||Yarra Park State School, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||40 Greig Street, Albert Park, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Alice Isabel Hatfield, 40 Greig Street, Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served in the Citizen Military Forces, Melbourne for 2.5 years; left Melbourne.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||24th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/41/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||8th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Allotted to and proceeded to join 8th Bn, 24 Febryary 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 26 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, france, 31 March 1916.
Wounded in action, and admitted to 44th Casualty Clearing Station, 19 August 1916; transferred to 1st Canadian General Hospital, Etaples, 21 August 1916; to England, 29 August 1916, and admitted to Edmonton Military Hospital, London (wound: slight); discharged to No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 22 September 1916.
Transferred to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 23 April 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Essex', 7 June 1918; disembarked Sydney, 1 August 1918, for onward travel to Melbourne; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, right forefinger), Melbourne, 14 September 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Next-of-kin incorrectly recorded on the Embarkation Roll as Mrs H.J. Hatfield.|
|Date of death|
|Age at death||60|
|Place of burial||Preston Cemetery, Victoria|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, HATFIELD George Laurie|