|Place of birth||Co Galway, Ireland|
|Address||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||40|
|Next of kin||Friend, Miss C Fallows, 66 Leyden Street, Liverpool, England|
|Previous military service||Served for 10 years in the Royal Naval Reserve.|
|Place of enlistment||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||3rd Battalion, 24th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/20/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||3rd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 10 May 1917; disembarked Plymouth, England, 28 July 1917.
Marched into 1st Training Bn, Durrington, 28 July 1917.
Found guilty, 13 September 1917, of being absent without leave from 12.00 am, 10 September, to 12.00 pm, 12 September 1917: awarded 7 days? Confined to Camp; forfeited a total of 2 days? pay.
To hospital, 30 October 1917 (sick).
Proceeded overseas to France, 4 December 1917; marched into 1st Australian Division Base Depot, Havre, 5 December 1917; marched out to unit, 7 December 1917; taken on strength, 3rd Bn, France, 10 December 1917.
To hospital, 18 January 1918 (sick); admitted to 2nd Australian Field Ambulance, 18 January 1918; to 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 18 January 1918; to 2nd Australian General Hospital, Wimereux, 20 January 1918 (anguine penis); embarked for England, 24 January 1918 (angioma of penis); admitted to Fort Pitt Military Hospital, Chatham, 24 January 1918; discharged on furlough, 28 January 1918, to report to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 11 February 1918.
Found guilty, 12 February 1918, of being absent without leave from 10.30 am, 11 February, to 1.45 pm, 12 February 1918: admonished; forfeited a total of 2 days? pay.
Marched into No 2 Command Depot, 13 February 1918.
Commenced return to Australia, from England, on board HT ?Marathon?, 15 April 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 12 June 1918; discharged, 20 July 1918 (medically unfit, angioma of penis).Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, KELLY John|