|Place of birth||Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland|
|School||Peterhead Academy, Scotland|
|Age on arrival in Australia||20|
|Address||Albury Street, Harden, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Father, Robert Carnegie, Peterhead, Scotland|
|Previous military service||Served for 3 years in the 5th Bn, Gordon Highlanders, British Army.|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Driver|
|Unit name||30th Battalion, Machine Gun Section|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/47/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Driver|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||5th Machine Gun Battalion|
|Age at death from cemetery records||25|
|Place of burial||Anzac Cemetery (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 1), Sailly-Sur-La-Lys, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Robert and Alexandrina CARNEGIE, Sunny View, Cairntrodlie, Peterhead, Scotland|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Disembarked Suez ex-HMAT 'Beltana', 11 December 1915.
Trnsferred to 8th Brigade Machine Gun Section, Tel el Kebir, 9 March 1916.
Taken on strength, 8th Machine Gun Company, 11 March 1916; reverted to Private, 15 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Killed in action,20 July 1916.
Buried in Sailly-sur-La-Lys Cemetery; reported by Rev. W. Meredith Holliday.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, CARNEGIE William Leslie|