|Place of birth||Balinglass, Co Wicklow, Ireland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Paddington, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||40|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Sarah Hayes, 9 Vulcan Street, Springburn, Glasgow, Scotland|
|Previous military service||Served for 8 years, 1st Battalion, Irish Fusiliers, British Army.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||55th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/72/5|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||Headquarters, Australian Base Depot|
|Fate||Effective abroad (still overseas)|
War service: Rabaul, Western Front
Found guilty in Rabaul of burning lights during prohibited hours, 23 March 1915: admonished by superior officer.
Found guilty in Rabaul, 21 May 1915, of (1) stealing four books from recreation room, and (2) being absent without leave, 19 May 1915: admonished by superior officer: awarded fine of 10/- in pay.
Found guilty in Rabaul of being absent without leave, 28 June 1915: admonished by superior officer.
Found guilty in Rabaul, 14 August 1915, of being absent from post without permission, 13 August 1915: awarded fine of 10/- in pay.
Found guilty in Rabaul, 25 January 1916, of being in Chinatown without a pass, 25 January 1916: awarded fine of 5/- in pay; struck off strength of unit, 31 January 1916.
Discharged from Naval and Military Expeditionary Force, Sydney, 15 February 1916.
Re-enlisted in Australian Imperial Force, 27 June 1917.
Embarked Sydney on HMAT Euripides, 31 October 1917; promoted Lance Corporal, 31 October 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 26 December 1917; rank reverted to Private, 4 January 1918; marched into 14th Training Bn, Codford, 5 January 1918.
Admitted to Group Clearing Hospital, Codford, 8 January 1918.
Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 20 March 1918 (venereal disease); transferred to Convalescent Training Depot, Parkhouse, 23 March 1918 (total period of treatment for venereal disease: 4 days); discharged from depot, 7 May 1918; marched into 14th Training Bn, 8 May 1918. Proceeded to France through Folkestone, 20 May 1918; marched into Australian Infantry Base Depot, Havre, 22 May 1918; moved into the field, 24 May 1918; taken on strength of 55th Bn, 25 May 1918.
Admitted to 5th Australian Field Ambulance, 4 October 1918; transferred to 12th Casualty Clearing Station, 4 October 1918; to Ambulance Train, 5 October 1918; admitted to 72nd General Hospital, Trouville, 6 October 1918 (pleurisy); transferred to No 1 Australian Convalescent Depot, Havre, 25 October 1918.
Found guilty in Havre, 29 October 1918, of being absent from parade, 1.30 pm, 28 October 1918: awarded 2 days confinement to camp.
Found guilty in Havre, 3 December 1918, of being absent without leave, 9.00 pm, 2 December, to 11.00pm, 2 December 1918; discharged to Australian Base Depot, 12 January 1919; attached to Australian General Base Depot Headquarters, 19 February 1919; taken on strength of Australian Base Depot Headquarters, 15 April 1919; proceeded on leave to Paris, 17 May 1919.
Admitted to 39th General Hospital, Havre, 30 May 1919; admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, 7 June 1919.
Found guilty in Havre, 9 June 1919, of being absent without leave, 12.01 am, 27 May, to 6.20 am, 29 May 1919: awarded 2 days Field Punishment No 2; forfeited total of 5 days pay; discharged to Convalescent Training Depot, 12 June 1919 (total period of treatment for venereal disease: 14 days); marched into No 2 Group, Sutton Veny, 25 July 1919; granted indefinite leave whilst awaiting transport ship, 6 August 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT Themistocles, 22 December 1919; disembarked Sydney, 7 February 1920; discharged, Sydney, 19 March 1920.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal