|Place of birth||Belfast, Co Antrim, Ireland|
|Address||17 Crane Court, Belfast, Ireland|
|Age at embarkation||20|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Margaret McCartney, 17 Crane Court, Belfast, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||17th Battalion, C Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/34/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||17th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
Proceeded to join Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 16 August 1915.
Admitted to HS 'Glenart Castle', Gallipoli, 28 September 1915 (dysentery); transferred to No 1 Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 4 October 1915; to A&NZ Convalescent Hospital, Helouan, 12 October 1915; discharged to Base Details, 6 November 1915; returned to duty, Gallipoli, 8 December 1915.
Admitted to hospital, Mudros, 31 December 1915; returned to duty, 3 January 1916 (no further details recorded).
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 March 1916.
Wounded in action, France, 28 July 1916 (gun shot wound, right shoulder, chest and leg); admitted to 1/2 South Midland Field Ambulance, 30 July 1916; transferred to 13th Stationary Hospital, Boulogne, 2 August 1916 ('dangerously ill'). Transferred to England, 29 August 1916, and admitted same day to Napsbury War Hospital, St Albans, and thence, same day, to Countess of Middlesex War Hospital (wound slight); to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 2 December 1916.
Commenced return to Australia from Avonmouth on board HT 'Karoola', 22 February 1917; discharged (medically unfit: wounded, right leg and knee), Sydney, 28 May 1917.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Macquarie Park Cemetery|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, McCARTNEY Francis|