|Place of birth||Cork, Ireland|
|Address||City View Hotel, Abercrombie and Alexander Streets, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||35|
|Next of kin||Friend, C Keane, City View Hotel, Abercrombie and Alexander Streets, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||19th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/36/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||4th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
War service: taken on strength, 4th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 14 February 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 23 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 30 March 1916.
Admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance, 21 May 1916; transferred to No 1 Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 22 May 1916 (rheumatism); to Ambulance Train, 26 May 1916, and admitted to 13th General Hospital, Boulogne; to 14th Stationary Hospital, 8 June 1916 (paratyphoid); to England, 9 July 1916, and admitted to University War Hospital, 11 July 1916.
Discharged on furlough (date not recorded); marched into No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, from furlough, 2 October 1916; into No 3 Command Depot, Bovington Wool, 13 October 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 13 November 1916; rejoined 4th Bn, in the field, 25 November 1916.
Awarded Military Medal.
Detached for duty with Assistant Provost Marshal, Amiens, 14 June 1917; rejoined unit from detachment, 19 July 1917.
Proceeded to 2nd Army Rest Camp, 27 August 1917; rejoined Bn, 8 September 1917.
Detached for duty with 1st Australian Division, 11 September 1917; rejoined Bn, 23 September 1917.
Wounded in action, 4 October 1917 (gun shot wound, right leg), and admitted to 11th Field Ambulance; transferred to 2nd Canadian Casualty Clearing Station, 5 October 1917, and thence to Ambulance Train No 36; admitted to 5th General Hospital, Rouen, 6 October 1917; to England, 20 October 1917, and admitted to Reading War Hospital, 21 October 1917 (wound: severe). Transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 4 January 1918; discharged on furlough, 7 January 1918, to report to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 21 January 1918.Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Durham Castle', 10 March 1918; discharged, Sydney, 12 November 1918
|Sources||NAA: B2455, MACKEANE William|