|Place of birth||Carlton, Victoria|
|School||Christian Brothers School, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Sister, Catherine O'Grady, 7 Somerset Place, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||21st Battalion, 10th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/38/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||60th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death from cemetery records||23|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 21), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Edward and Annie O'GRADY. Native of Victoria|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength, 60th Bn, Duntroon Plateua, 20 april 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Reported missing, 19 July 1916.
Subsequently, 25 August 1916, declared 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Note, Red Cross File No 2040511: 'No trace Germany. Cert. by Capt. Mills 10.10.19.'
Statement, 4153 Pte J. LONG, 60th Bn (patient, 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, England), 11 October 1916: 'L/Cpl. Baker same battalion, wounded and now at Peel House --- Road, on furlough[,] told me recently that he had buried O'Grady out in No Man's Land at Fleurbaix, a boxer, good chap, and well liked.'Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, O'GRADY John
Red Cross File No 2040511