|Place of birth||Sligo, Ireland|
|Age at embarkation||30|
|Next of kin||Sister, Mrs B Beller, The Mall, Sligo, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Blackboy Hill, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||12th Battalion, H Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/29/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A7 Medic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||69th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
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|Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 2 March 1915.
Admitted to 3rd Field Ambulance, 21 September 1915 (dysentery); transferred same day to Casualty Clearing Station; to Malta on board HS 'Dunluce Castle'; disembarked Malta, 27 September 1915, and admitted to Valetta Hospital; embarked for England, 15 October 1915, and admitted to 3rd London General Hospital, Wandsworth, 24 October 1915. Rejoined 12th Bn in France, 20 July 1916.
Wounded in action, 25 July 1916 (shell shock); admitted to 44th Casualty Clearing Station, 26 July 1916; transferred Ambulance Train No 20, and admitted to No 1 Canadian General Hospital, Etaples, 26 July 1916; to Base Depot, 31 July 1916.
Admitted to 26th General Hospital, 23 August 1916 (bronchial pneumonia); transferred to England, 4 September 1916, and admitted to Kitchener War Hospital, Brighton, 5 September 1916; transferred to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 12 October 1916; discharged on furlough, 10 November 1916, to report to No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 25 November 1916.
Found guilty, 29 November 1916, of being absent without leave from 25 November to 28 November 1916: awarded 4 days' confined to camp, and forfeited 4 days' pay.
Marched in to No 4 Command Depot, Wareham, 1 December 1916. Admitted to Wareham Military Hospital, 15 February 1917 (pneumonia); discharged to Training Depot, Wareham, 30 March 1917.
Transferred to 69th Bn, 3 April 1917.
Marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 4 May 1917.
Found guilty, 7 July 1917, of being absent without leave from Reveille, 28 June, until 4.20 pm, 6 July 1917: awarded 7 days' confined to barracks, and forfeited 9 days' pay.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Benalla', 25 August 1917 (debility after pneumonia); discharged (medically unfit), 28 November 1917.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, McINDOE James|