|Place of birth||Sligo, Ireland|
|Age at embarkation||27|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Mary McGoldrick, Co Sligo, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Townsville, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||26th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/43/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A75 Marathon on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||26th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brother: 1905 Pte John GOLDRICK, 55th Bn, returned to Australia, 23 March 1917.|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Brisbane on HMAT 'Marathon', 27 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, 9 January 1917; marched into 7th Training Bn, Rollestone, 9 January 1917.
Admitted to hospital, Parkhouse, 5 February 1917 (venereal disease); discharged to 7th Training Bn, 23 April 1917 (total period of treatment for venereal disease: 78 days). Proceeded to France through Southampton, 14 June 1917; marched into 2nd Divisional Base Depot, Havre, 15 June 1917; moved into field, 2 July 1917; taken on strength of 26th Bn, 3 July 1917; promoted to rank of Lance Corporal, 23 October 1917.
Admitted to 5th Australian Field Ambulance, 23 October 1917; transferred to 3rd Canadian Casualty Clearing Station, 2 November 1917; to Ambulance Train '18', 3 November 1917; admitted to 56th General Hospital, Etaples, 4 November 1917 (trench fever). Proceeded to England on HS 'Port Elizabeth', 8 November 1917; admitted to Fulshill War Hospital, Carlisle, 9 November 1917; discharged on furlough, 27 November 1917; marched into No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 12 December 1917; marched into Overseas Training Brigade, Deverill, 20 December 1917.
Proceeded to France through Southampton, 7 February 1918; marched into Australian Infantry Base Depot, Havre, 8 February 1918; moved into field, 10 February 1918; rejoined unit from hospital, 13 February 1918.
Admitted to 6th Australian Field Ambulance, 3 July 1917 (influenza); discharged to duty, 8 July 1918; rejoined unit, 9 July 1918.
Wounded in action, 15 July 1918 (bomb wound, right hip); admitted to 6th Australian Field Ambulance, 16 July 1918, and transferred to 47th Casualty Clearing Station; to Ambulance Train '3', 3 August 1918; admitted to 2nd Canadian General Hospital, 4 August 1918. Proceeded to England for continued treatment, 28 August 1918; admitted to City of London Military Hospital, Clapton, 30 August 1918; transferred to 2nd Auxiliary Hospital, Southall, 26 September 1918; discharged on furlough, 17 April 1919; marched into 2nd Auxiliary Hospital, Southall, 1 May 1919; discharged for return to Australia, 6 May 1919.
Embarked Southampton on HT 'Karoola', 6 May 1919; disembarked Sydney, 28 June 1919, for onward travel to 1st Military District. Discharged Brisbane, 25 December 1920.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Mt Thompson Crematorium|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, McGOLDRICK James|