|Place of birth||Ballan, Victoria|
|Address||Korumburra, Gippsland, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||42|
|Next of kin||Father, Patrick Lahiff, Korumburra, Gippsland, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||24th Battalion, B Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/41/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||24th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Proceeded to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force at Gallipoli, 30 August 1915.
Admitted to No 6 Field Ambulance, Gallipoli, 17 September 1915 (influenza); transferred to HS 'Somali', no date stated; to St David's Hospital, Malta, 22 September 1915 (dysentery); to Ghajn Tuffieha Convalescent Camp, Malta, 7 October 1915; embarked for Egypt, 20 December 1915; rejoined 24th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 11 January 1916.
Promoted Lance Corporal, 30 July 1916.
Wounded in action, 26 August 1918, and admitted to No 4 Australian Field Ambulance the same day; transferred to No 49 Casualty Clearing Station, 26 August 1916 (gunshot wound: left foot); to Ambulance Train, 27 August 1916; to No 1 Australian General Hospital, Rouen, 28 August 1916; to England, 14 September 1916 (foot amputated); to No 3 London General Hospital, Wandsworth, 16 September 1916; to Brooklands Convalescent Home, 20 October 1916; to No 2 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Southall, 11 January 1917.
Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board HT 'Themistocles', 4 May 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 2 July 1917; discharged Melbourne (medically unfit), 9 August 1917.
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory MedalDeath not attributed to war service.
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, LAHIFF Michael|