|Place of birth||Moyhu, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||No fixed address|
|Age at embarkation||31|
|Next of kin||Father, William Southey, Chinchila, Queensland|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||13th Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/18/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Driver|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||8th Field Artillery Brigade|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 22 December 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 3 March 1917; marched in to 13th Light Horse Regiment Details, 4 March 1917.
Admitted to Delhi Military Hospital, 7 April 1917 (pneumonia); discharged to Depot, 28 April 1917.
Transferred to Artillery Details, Heytesbury, 14 November 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 7 March 1918; marched in to Base Depot, Rouelles, 8 March 1918.
Taken on strength, 30th Battery, 8th Field Artillery Brigade, in the field, 14 March 1918.
Appointed Driver, 1 October 1918.
Wounded in action, 23 October 1918 (gun shot wound, right arm and foot), and admitted to 2/3 East Lancashire Field Ambulance, and transferred to 47th Casualty Clearing Station; transferred to Ambulance Train No 23, 28 October 1918, and admitted to No 1 General Hospital, Etretat, 29 October 1918; transferred to England, 5 November 1918, and admitted to Southwark Military Hospital; right arm amputated at shoulder and right foot amputated, 7 November 1918; transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 2 December 1918; to 2nd Auxiliary Hospital, Southall, 5 December 1918; discharged on furlough, 5 March 1919, to report to No 2 Auxiliary Hospital, 8 April 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Karoola', 6 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 24 June 1919; discharged (medically unfit), 6 August 1919.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory MedalDeath attributed to War Service.
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Lutwyche Cemetery|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, SOUTHEY William|