|Place of birth||Cootamundra, New South Wales|
|Address||'Cleaves', Cootamundra, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Father, D McConaghy, 'Cleaves', Cootamundra, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served for 12 months in the Army Medical Corps, AIF.|
|Place of enlistment||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||Australian Army Medical Corps, Hospital Transports Staff (No. 1 Hospital Ship, 'Karoola')|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||35th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
Re-embarked from Sydney, 1 May 1916, on board HMAT A24 'Benalla', as 259 Sergeant, 35th Bn, A Company; disembarked Plymouth, England, 9 July 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 21 november 1916.
Appointed 2nd Lieutenant, 6 April 1917.
Admitted to 11th Australian Field Ambulance, 23 My 1917 (epileptic seizure); transferred same day to 10th Australian Field Ambulance; to 2nd Anzac Officers' Rest Home, 25 May 1917 (insomnia); to New Zealand Stationary Hospital, Hazebrouck, 28 May 1917 (neurasthenia: severe); to 7th General Hospital, St Omer, 31 May 1917 (diagnosed battle casualty: shell shock); to England, 14 June 1917, and admitted to 4th London General Hospital, 15 June 1917; transferred to Cobham Hall Officer Hospital, 17 July 1917; discharged to No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 16 August 1917.
Marched out to Overseas Training Brigade, Longbridge Deverill, 18 August 1917.
Marched into No 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 28 November 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 5 April 1918; rejoined 35th Bn, in the field, 18 April 1918 (gun shot wound, chest, penetrating), and admitted to 11th Australian Field Ambulance; transferred to 4th Casualty Clearing Station, 7 May 1918.
Promoted Lieutenant, 12 May 1918.
Transferred to 2nd Stationary Hospital, Abbeville, 14 June 1918; transferred to England, 13 July 1918, and admitted to 3rd London General Hospital, Wandsworth, 14 July 1918; transferred to 5th Australian Auxiliary Hospital, 23 August 1918.Commenced return to Australia on board , 15 September 1918 (gun shot wound, left chest, lung);
|Sources||NAA: B2455, McCONAGHY Samuel Acheson|