|Place of birth||Maryborough, Victoria|
|Address||Booleroo Centre, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||44|
|Next of kin||Sister, Mrs Alice Reid, 24 Cobden Street, South Melbourne, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||32nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/49/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||32nd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 20 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 30 June 1916.
Found guilty, 12 July 1916, of while at Marseilles, 30 June 1916, of (1) disobeying an order given by a superior officer; (2) found out of docks without a pass signed by an officer: awarded 2 days' confined to barracks.
Proceeded to unit from 5th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 26 August 1916; taken on strength of 32nd Bn, 29 August 1916.
To hospital, 29 October 1916; admitted to No 5 Field Ambulance, 1 November 1916 (rheumatism); transferred to Corps Rest Station, no date stated; rejoined unit, 6 November 1916.
Promoted to Lance Corporal, 13 April 1917.
Detached to 3rd Army Summer Rest Camp, 24 June 1917; rejoined unit, 8 July 1917.
On leave to England, 10 August 1917; rejoined unit, 24 August 1917.
Wounded in action and admitted to No 14 Australian Field Ambulance, 18 May 1918 (shrapnel wound, left forearm); transferred to No 47 Casualty Clearing Station, 18 May 1918; to No 3 Ambulance Train, 19 May 1918; to No 3 Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 20 May 1918; to England, 22 May 1918; No 1 Southern General Hospital, Stonebridge, Birmingham, 23 May 1918; discharged and marched into No 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 5 July 1918.
Admitted to Military Hospital, Fovant, 7 July 1918 (not yet diagnosed); discharged and marched into No 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 29 July 1918.
Admitted to Group Hospital, 30 July 1918 (gunshot wound, left arm).
Marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 7 August 1918 (Class C3).
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Runic', 23 September 1918; disembarked, 22 November 1918; discharged (medically unfit, gunshot wound, left wrist, radius shattered, bone graft done), Adelaide, 7 February 1921.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||50|
|Place of burial||AIF Cemetery (Path 4 E, Grave 10), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, McLEAN Thomas|