|Place of birth||Wychitella, Victoria|
|Address||Thyra via Moama, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Catherine Borella, Thyra via Moama, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Member of the Thyra Civilian Rifle Club ('have been actively drilled').|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||8th Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/13/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A1 Hymettus on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||8th Light Horse Regiment|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brothers:  Lt Albert BORELLA VC, MM, 26th Bn, returned to Australia; 6224 Pte Charles BORELLA, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, 30 June 1918; 1949 Pte James BORELLA, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, 25 January 1919.|
War service: Egypt
Admitted to 4th Auxiliary Hospital, Abbassia, 29 March 1916 (skin disease); discharged to duty, 4 April 1916.
Taken on strength, 3rd Double Squadron, 6 July 1916.
Qualified at 17th Signalling Course, Imperial School of Instruction, Zeitoun, 9 December 1916.
Taken on strength, Imperial Camel Corps, 14 February 1917.
Admitted to Government Hospital, Suez, 17 March 1917 (mumps); discharged to duty, 17 April 1917; rejoined 4th Bn Headquarters, Ferry Post, 18 April 1917.
Admitted to 2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance, 28 June 1917 (septic sores); discharged to duty, 9 July 1917.
Admitted to No 2 Australian Stationary Hospital, El Arish, 1 August 1917 (cystitis); transferred to 24th Stationary Hospital, 2 August 1917 (infected bladder); to 14th Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 4 August 1917; to Convalescent Depot, 30 September 1917; to Red Cross Hospital, Montazah, 23 October 1917; to Rest Camp, Mustapha, 23 October 1917. Found guilty, 9 November 1917, of when on Active Service being in town without a pass, 6 November 1917: forfeited 3 days' pay.
Taken on strength, 8th Light Horse Regiment, 31 July 1918.
Admitted to Scottish Horse Field Ambulance, Ludd, 24 September 1918 (debility); transferred to 76th Casualty Clearing Station, 24 September 1919; discharged, 25 September 1918; to Signal Training Unit; rejoined 8th Light Horse Regiment, 8 March 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Malta', 3 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 7 August 1919; discharged, Melbourne, 29 September 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal