|Place of birth||Cookstown, Co Tyrone, Ireland|
|Age at embarkation||36|
|Next of kin||Brother-in-Law, J Crilly, Chapel Street, Cookstown, Co. Tyrone, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Served for 4 years in the Royal Australian Naval Reserve; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.|
|Place of enlistment||Bowen, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||9th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||Name does not appear on Nominal Roll|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Found guilty, Egypt, of being absent without leave, 10 March to 8 April 1915: awarded 14 days' detention, and forfeited total of 44 days' pay.
Joined 9th Bn at Gallipoli, 6 May 1915.
Admitted to 2nd Field Ambulance, 22 August 1915 (asthma); transferred to No 1 Australian Casualty Clearing Station, and thence to No 1 Australian Stationary Hospital, Lemnos, 23 August 1915; to 24th Casualty Clearing Station, Mudros, 9 September 1915; discharged, 25 September 1915.
Found guilty, 29 October 1915, of (1) being drunk and (2) creating a disturbance in camp about 9.45 pm: admonished and awarded 7 days' confined to barracks.
Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Cairo, 1 March 1916; discharged, 16 January 1916, and rejoined unit, Tel el Kebir; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 15 days.
Taken on strength, 49th Bn, 2 April 1916.
Admitted to 54th Casualty Clearing Station, Ismailia, 24 April 1916; transferred to No 3 Australian General Hospital, 25 April 1916 (bronchitis); evacuated from hospital, 29 April 1916, and declared unfit for further active service.
Rejoined unit, 27 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 7 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 14 June 1916.
Admitted to 26th General Hospital, Etaples, 5 July 1916 (cardiac dilation); transferred to England, 2 July 1916, and admitted to Bevan Military Hospital, Sandgate, 3 July 1916; transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 12 July 1916 (severe).
Proceeded overseas to France, 5 September 1916; rejoined 9th Bn, in the field, 17 September 1916.
Admitted to 14th General Hospital, Wimereux, 12 October 1916 (varicose veins); discharged to Base Details, 14 October 1916.
Attached for duty to 1st ANZAC Headquarters, 3 November 1916.
Found guilty, 17 February 1917, of when on Active service, being absent without leave from 7 pm, 11 February, to midday, 12 February 1917: awarded forfeiture of 3 days' pay.
Admitted to 1st Australian Division Rest Station, 28 February 1917 (bronchitis); transferred to 3rd Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 1 March 1917; to Ambulance Train No 9, 3 March 1917, and admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, Rouen, 4 March 1917. Transferred to England, 6 March 1917 (bronchitis and debility), and admitted to Hampstead Military Hospital (New End Section), 7 March 1917. Transferred to !st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 29 March 1917; discharged on furlough, 24 April 1917, to report to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 9 May 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Lyttleton', 19 October 1917, for discharge (chronic bronchitis); disembarked Melbourne, for overland travel to Brisbane; discharged, Brisbane, 21 January 1918.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||70|
|Place of burial||Lutwyche Cemetery|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, KELLY John|