|Place of birth||Ireland|
|Address||Perth, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||38|
|Next of kin||Sister, Gertrude Reid, 32 Camelia Street, North Perth, Western Australia|
|Place of enlistment||Perth Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Sergeant|
|Unit name||No 6 Tunnelling Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||16/12/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Staff Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||3rd Tunnelling Company|
|Fate||Effective abroad (still overseas)|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Fremantle, 1 June 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 18 July 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 28 August 1916; marched into 2nd Australian Division Base Depot, 30 August 1916.
Taken on strength, 3rd Tunnelling Company, 30 September 1916.
Reverted to rank of 2nd Corporal at own request, 20 April 1917.
To be Temporary Corporal, 17 May 1917.
Promoted Corporal, 26 August 1917.
Promoted Sergeant, 27 December 1917; Staff Sergeant, 1 October 1918.
Proceeded on leave, 3 January 1919.
Detached for duty with Administrative Headquarters, London, 17 January 1919.
Eligible for 15 days? extra disembarkation leave, 30 November 1919.
Commenced return to Australia, from England, on board HT ?Megantic?, 9 January 1920; admitted to ship's hospital, 21 January 1920 (pneumonia) disembarked Fremantle, 13 February 1920; discharged, 5 May 1920.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, MacNAMARA William|