|Place of birth||Truro England|
|Age at embarkation||31|
|Next of kin||Father, John Willey, Kea, near Truro, Cornwall, England|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||31st Battalion, 10th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/48/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||31st Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Mention in Despatches
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'During the operations of 29th and 30th September and 1st October in the advance through BELLICOURT this man was employed as a runner on Battalion Headquarters. For three days and nights he carried on with little or no rest, and displayed a perseverance and initiative of a very high standard. At a critical stage of the advance under heavy artillery and machine gun fire he delivered despatches which were of vital importance.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
War service: Western FrontMedals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal