|Place of birth||North Motton, Tasmania|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||North Motton, Tasmania|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, George Delaney, North Motton, Tasmania|
|Previous military service||Nil ('evaded service')|
|Place of enlistment||Claremont, Tasmania|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||40th Battalion, A Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/57/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||40th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Hobart, 1 July 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 22 August 1916.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 19 November 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 22 November 1916.
Detached to 3rd Division School, 4 February 1917; rejoined unit from detachment, 11 February 1917.
Promoted Corporal, 22 May 1917.
Wounded in action, 7 June 1917 (gun shot wound, right arm and thigh), and admitted to 77th Field Ambulance; transferred same day to No 1 Australian Casualty Clearing Station; to No 2 Australian General Hospital, Wimereux, 11 June 1917, and thence to England, and admitted to Royal Herbert Hospital. Transferred to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 13 September 1917; discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 19 September 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Anchises', 1 November 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 3 January 1918, for onward travel by steamer to Hobart; discharged, Hobart, 9 February 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal