|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Dublin, Ireland|
|Address||67 Frithville Gardens, Shepherds Bush, London, England|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, Francis McDonough, 67 Frithville Gardens, Shepherds Bush, London, England|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||21st Battalion, Headquarters|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/38/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||21st Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 10 May 1915.
Proceeded to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 29 August 1915.
Admitted to 6th Field Ambulance, Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, 3 November 1915 (neurasthenia); transferred to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 7 November 1915. Proceeded to Malta on HS 'Devanha', 7 November 1915; admitted to St. David's Hospital, Malta, 12 November 1915; discharged from Ghain Tuffieha Camp, Malta, 13 February 1916.
Embarked HMT 'Simla' and proceeded to Egypt, 13 February 1916; disembarked Alexandria, 18 February 1916; rejoined 21st Battalion from details, 8 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria and proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force, 19 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 26 March 1916.
Fallen ill in the field, 4 June 1916 (shell shock); admitted to 2nd Field Ambulance, 6 June 1916; transferred to 44th Casualty Clearing Station, 11 August 1916; to 26th General Hospital, Etaples, 13 August 1916. Proceeded to England, 1 September 1916, and admitted to 4th London General Hospital (shell shock); discharged to duty, 25 September 1916; marched into No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 27 September 1916; discharged on furlough, 28 September 1916.
Found guilty at Perham Downs, 9 November 1916, of being absent without leave, 13 October, to 8 November 1916: awarded 10 days' confinement to camp; forfeited total of 27 days' pay; moved out, 13 November 1916; reported as being an illegal absentee, Wareham, 16 December 1916; marched into No 4 Command Depot, Wareham, 24 March 1917.
Found guilty by District Court Martial held at Wareham, 5 April 1917, of being absent without leave, 16 December1916, to 5.00 pm, 22 March 1917: awarded 100 days' detention; forfeited total of 210 days' pay; marched into Overseas Training Depot, Perham Downs, 12 July 1917.
Proceeded to France through Southampton, 26 July 1917; marched into 2nd Australian Divisional Base Depot, Havre, 27 July 1917; rejoined unit in the field, 14 August 1917.
Admitted to 5th Field Ambulance, 26 October 1917 (duodenal ulcer); transferred to 26th General Hospital, Etaples, 28 October 1917. Proceeded to England, 1 November 1917, and admitted to 1st Western General Hospital (duodenal ulcer); transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 22 February 1918; discharged for return to Australia, 16 March 1918.
Proceeded to Suez on HT 'Wandilla', 16 March 1918; commenced return to Australia on HT 'Wiltshire', 30 March 1918; disembarked 3rd Military District, 1 May 1918. Discharged as being medically unfit for continued service, Melbourne, 30 July 1918.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, McDONOUGH Christopher Henry|