|Place of birth||Belfast, Co Antrim, Ireland|
|Age at embarkation||33|
|Next of kin||Friend, Mrs Linda Dallimore, 129 Powlett Sttreet, East Melbourne, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||38th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/55/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||5th Division Train|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne on HMAT 'Ballarat', 19 February 1917; disembarked Devonport, 25 April 1917; marched into 10th Training Brigade, 26 April 1917; marched into No 1 Command Depot, 25 June 1917; moved out from depot, 26 June 1917.
Found guilty in Durrington, 27 June 1917, of being absent without leave, 1.00pm, 11 June, until surrendering to police in Dublin, 4.40 pm, 18 June 1917: awarded 8 days' Field Punishment No 2; forfeited total of 24 days' pay. Found guilty at Durrington, 26 September 1917, of failing to obey an order, 22 September 1917: awarded 7 days' confinement to barracks. Proceeded to France through Southampton, 6 November 1917; marched into 3rd Australian Divisional Base Depot, Rouelles, 7 November 1917; moved into the field, 10 November 1917; taken on strength of 38th Bn, 18 November 1917.
Admitted to 10th Australian Field Ambulance, 12 June 1918, and transferred to 12th Casualty Clearing Station (sprained left ankle); to 1st General Hospital, 15 June 1918; discharged to Australian Infantry Base Depot, Rouelles, 13 July 1918. Transferred to 5th Divisional Train, 18 July 1918, and taken on strength, 25 August 1918; posted to 18th Company Australian Army Supply Corps, 25 August 1918.
Admitted to 14th Australian Field Ambulance, 21 October 1918, and transferred to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Abbeville (dysentery); discharged to duty, 4 November 1918; rejoined unit from hospital, 5 November 1918; moved out from the field, 6 December 1918. Proceeded to England, 9 December 1918; disembarked Southampton, 10 December 1918, and marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth.
Commenced return to Australia on HT 'Ulysses', 18 January 1919; disembarked 3rd Military District, 15 March 1919. Discharged, Melbourne, 9 April 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BEATTY Samuel|