|Place of birth||Stebban, Ireland|
|Address||Redfern, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||39|
|Next of kin||Friend, Mrs E M Smith, 3 Furlough Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales|
|Place of enlistment||Holsworthy, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||13th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/30/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||13th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War Service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength, 13th Bn, Tel-el-Kebir, Egypt, 4 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 1 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 8 June 1916.
Wounded in action, France, 7 August 1916.
Wounded in action (2nd occasion), Somme, France, 29 August 1916; admitted to 12th Australian Field Ambulance, 30 August 1916 (severe gun shot wound, chest); invalided to England, 13 September 1916; admitted to 2nd Eastern General Hospital, 13 September 1916; transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hosptial, Harefield, 17 November 1916; discharged on furlough, 29 November 1916; re-admitted to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, 12 December 1916.
Marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 19 January 1917.
Commenced return to Australia, from England, on board HT Benalia, 13 February 1917; disembarked Sydney, 10 April 1917; discharged, 21 May 1917 (medically unfit, gun shot wound right side of chest).Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, McDEDE Joseph|