|Place of birth||Wangaratta, Victoria|
|Address||Hanson South via Benalla, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, M Delaney, Hanson South via Benalla, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Gunner|
|Unit name||Field Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 30|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/128/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Driver|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||2nd Division Ammunition Column|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Work at Lihons on 12 august 1918.
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'For bravery and devotion to duty at LIHONS on 12th August 1918. This man with another gunner laid a line to a forward O.P. in LIHONS village under heavy shell fire. Gunner BATES was killed before the line was completed. Gunner DELANEY stuck to his work and assisted by Lieut. MORTON completed the line to O.P. thus enabling effective fire to be brought to bear on enemy transport and communications. gunner DELANEY showed great courage and a splendid example of determination throughout.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
War service: Western FrontMedals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal