|Place of birth||Limerick, Ireland|
|Age at embarkation||30|
|Next of kin||Sister, Bridget Ballarding, Foster, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||21st Battalion, 10th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/38/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||21st Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria on HMT 'Scotion' and proceeded to join the British Expeditionary Force, 9 May 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 18 May 1916; taken on strength of 2nd Australian Divisional Base Depot, 5 June 1916; joined 21st Bn in the field, 4 August 1916.
Admitted to Corps Clearing Station, 25 August 1916 (shell shock); rejoined unit from hospital, 1 September 1916.
Found guilty in the field, 9 September 1916, of being absent without leave: awarded 7 days' Field Punishment No 2.
Admitted to 5th Australian Field Ambulance, 9 November 1916; transferred to 1st General Hospital, Etretat, 11 November 1916; discharged to duty, 19 November 1916; marched into 2nd Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 21 November 1916; rejoined unit in the field, 26 November 1916.
Found guilty in the field, 14 December 1916, of drunkenness, 10 December 1916: awarded fine of 10 shillings.
Admitted to 5th Australian Field Ambulance, 14 January 1917; admitted to 39th Casualty Clearing Station, 16 January 1917 (mumps); transferred to Ambulance Train '23', 19 January 1917; to No 14 Stationary Hospital, Boulogne, 19 January 1917; to No 8 Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 29 January 1917; to No 1 Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 5 February 1917; discharged to duty, 7 February 1917; marched into 2nd Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 11 February 1917; moved into the field, 18 February 1917; rejoined unit from hospital, 19 February 1917.
Wounded in action, 3 May 1917; admitted to 12th General Hospital, Rouen, 5 May 1917. Embarked Rouen on HS 'Aberdonian' and proceeded to England for further treatment, 24 May 1917; admitted to 3rd Southern General Hospital, Oxford, 26 May 1917 (slight gun shot wound, thighs); transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 11 July 1917; discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 1 August 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on HT 'New Zealand' for change, 27 August 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 22 October 1917. Discharged on account of wounds sustained in action, 28 November 1917.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||69|
|Place of burial||Orbost Cemetery, Victoria|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BARRY Michael Joseph|