|Place of birth||Petersburg, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Marine Terrace, Geraldton, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Edith Ireland, Marine Terrace, Geraldton, Western Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Blackboy Hill, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||28th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/45/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||28th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Fremantle, 18 January 1916; admitted to hospital, 16 February 1916 (gonorrhoea); discharged from hospital, 11 March 1916; transferred to Australian Cyclist Corp, 2nd Australian Division, 14 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria and proceeded to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 30 March 1916; taken on strength of 1st Anzac Cyclist Bn, France, 12 May 1916; taken on strength of reorganized 1st Anzac Cyclist Bn, 9 July 1916.
Admitted to New Zealand Stationary Hospital, France, 18 July 1917 (venereal disease); discharged to Base Details from 39th General Hospital, 18 October 1917; rejoined Bn, 29 October 1917.
Admitted to 50th Casualty Clearing Station, 6 November 1917 (scabies); marched out to unit from hospital, 12 November 1917.
Admitted to 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 30 January 1918; discharged to duty, 20 March 1918.
Taken on strength of 28th Bn, 22 March 1918; admitted to 11th Australian Field Ambulance, 6 April 1918; marched out to unit, 9 April 1918.
Departed on leave to England, 10 October 1918; returned from leave, 28 October 1918.
Found guilty, 20 November 1918, of (1) being absent without leave from 8.30 pm, 17 November 1918, to 5.30 pm, 19 November 1918: awarded 2 days? Field Punishment No 2; admonished by Major A Brown, 20 November 1918.
Departed on leave, 25 January 1919; returned from leave, 12 February 1919; marched out to England, 25 March 1919; admitted to No 1 Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 12 May 1919; discharged to duty, 21 May 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT ?Takada?, 18 July 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 29 August 1919, discharged Adelaide, 5 November 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BINNS Verney Walter|