|Place of birth||Kinnego, Ballymagan, Co Donegal, Ireland|
|Address||Miss T Kyme, 160 Mary Street, South Melbourne, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs P McLaughlin, Kinnego, Ballymagon, Donnegal, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Driver|
|Unit name||Divisional Train Reinforcements 13|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||25/14/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Gunner|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Trench Mortar Battery|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Transferred to 1st Infantry Base Depot, Cairo, 24 March 1916.
Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 29 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 4 April 1916. Joined 1st Company, AASC, at Strazeele, 12 April 1916. Temporarily detached to 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, 22 August 1916; rejoined unit, 28 August 1916. Temporarily detached to 1st DAC, 15 October 1916; rejoined unit, 27 October 1916. Temporarily detached to 2nd Field Artillery Brigade, 5 July 1917; rejoined unit, 8 July 1917. On leave to United Kingdom, 3 August 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 17 August 1917.
Detached to 2nd FAB, 7 April 1918; rejoined unit, 17 April 1918. Reverted to rank of Gunner at own request, 16 May 1918. Transferred to and taken on strength of 1st Division Medium Trench Mortar Battery, 16 May 1918. On leave, 21 September 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 11 October 1918. Attached for duty to 2nd FAB, 7 December 1918; appointed Driver, 13 December 1918; rejoined unit (date not recorded). Detached to 2nd FAB, 7 February 1919.
Marched out for return to Australia, 5 March 1919. Found guilty, 19 March 1919, of, while in Havre, 17 March, of (1) drunkenness (2) being in town without a pass: awarded forfeiture of 15 days' pay. Reverted to rank of Gunner, 5 March 1919.
Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board 'Soudan', 12 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 29 June 1919; discharged, 21 August 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, McLAUGHLIN Patrick|