|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Mackay, Queensland|
|School||Winton State School; Winton Convent, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Father, William Markwell, Cork Street, Winton, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||42nd Battalion, 7th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/59/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||43rd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brother: 2724 Pte Francis McLaughlin MARKWELL, 12th Bn, returned to Australia, 6 July 1919.|
War service: enlisted Longreach, Queensland. Embarked at Sydney, 7 February 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 11 April 1917.
Marched into 11th Training Battalion Details, Fovant Camp, Wiltshire, England, 11 April 1917; marched out to Durrington Camp, 23 April 1917. Proceeded from Folkstone to France, 6 August 1917; taken on strength from 7th Reinforcement, 42nd Bn, 22 August 1917.
Taken sick to hospital, 6 December 1917; rejoined unit, 8 December 1917. Transferred from 42nd Bn to 11th Infantry Brigade Headquarters, 20 June 1918; transferred to 43rd Bn, 14 April 1919.
Returned to Australia on board 'Themistocles', 12 June 1919. Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal.~
|Date of death|
|Age at death||78|
|Place of burial||Townsville Cemetery, Queensland|