|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Newbury, Queensland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Walkerstone via Mackay, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||28|
|Next of kin||Father, Jens L Meng, Walkerstone via Mackay, Queensland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Mackay, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||47th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/64/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sapper|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||15th Field Company Engineers|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brother: 6059 Pte Frank Andrew MENG, 15th Bn, returned to Australia, 15 January 1919.|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 24 January 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 12 April 1917, and marched in to 12th Training Bn, Codford. Transferred to Engineers Details, 27 June 1917. Proceeded overseas to France, 5 September 1917; taken on strength, 14th Field Company Engineers, 4 October 1917. Transferred to 15th Field Company Engineers, 20 October 1917.
Admitted to 8th Australian Field Ambulance, 11 December 1917 (ulcer, left great toe); transferred same day to 5th Australian Division Rest Station; to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance, 16 December 1917; to 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 19 December 1917; by Ambulance Train to 55th General Hospital, Boulogne, 30 December 1917; to 12th Convalescent Depot, Aubergne, 20 January 1918; to 10th Convalescent Depot, Ecault, 22 February 1918; to 5th Division Rest Campt, 25 March 1918; to Australian General Base Depot, Rouelles, 28 March 1918; rejoined unit, 10 April 1918.
Admitted to 11th Australian Field Ambulance, 12 April 1918 (scabies); discharged to duty, 15 April 1918.
Admitted to 15th Australian Field Ambulance, 1 December 1918 (bunions, left foot); transferred to 44th Casualty Clearing Station, 1 December 1918; by Ambulance Train No 31 to St Louis General Hospital, Rouen, 5 December 1918; to England, 13 December 1918 (trench feet), and admitted to Hospital, Boscombe, 14 December 1918; to Australian Hospital, Sutton Veny, 4 January 1919; discharged on furlough, 8 January 1919, to report to No 1 Command Depot, 22 January 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Plassy', 17 March 1919; arrived Melbourne, 30 April 1919, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged, 7 June 1919.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory MedalAlso served in World War II as Q141282, Private; enlisted Brisbane, Queensland, 23 April 1942; discharged, 1 Base Ordnance Depot, 17 November 1948.
|Date of death|
|Age at death||77|
|Place of burial||Mt Gravatt Crematorium, Brisbane, Queensland|