|Place of birth||Londonderry, Ireland|
|Address||Gaunt Street, Newmarket, Brisbane, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||33|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs E A Devenny, Gaunt Street, Newmarket, Brisbane, Queensland|
|Previous military service||Served for 12 months in the Queensland Scottish Rifles (time expired).|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Gunner|
|Unit name||Field Artillery Brigade, March 1917 Reinforcements|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/128/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Gunner|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||4th Field Artillery Brigade|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 10 May 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 20 July 1917; marched in to RBAA, Larkhill, 21 July 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 11 September 1917; marched in to Australian General Base Depot, Rouelles, France, 13 September 1917; marched out to unit, 15 September 1917; taken on strength of 2nd Divisional Ammunition Column, 16 September 1917; taken on strength of 4th Field Artillery Brigade, 11th Bn, 27 September 1917.
Admitted to 69th Field Ambulance and transferred to 53rd Casualty Clearing Station, 26 October 1917 (scabies); to 50th Casualty Clearing Station, 28 October 1917; to 18th General Hospital, Camiers, 31 October 1917; to No 6 Convalescent Depot, Etaples, 21 November 1917; to No 5 Convalescent Depot, Coyeux, 28 November 1917; discharged to Base Depot, 4 January 1918.
Marched in to Australian General Base Depot, Havre, 5 January 1918; marched out to unit, 13 January 1918; taken on strength of 2nd Divisional Ammunition Column, 15 January 1918; transferred to, and taken on strength of, 4th Australian Field Artillery Brigade, 22 January 1918; detached to Corps Machine Gun School, 1 March 1918; rejoined unit from school, 16 March 1915.
Admitted to 5th Australian Field Ambulance, 25 May 1918 (scabies); transferred to 61st Casualty Clearing Station, 31 May 1918 (cardiac irritation); to 16th American General Hospital, Le Treport, 9 June 1918; to England, 30 June 1918; admitted to Northamptonshire War Hospital, Duston, England, 2 July 1918; transferred to 19 July 1918; discharged from hospital and marched in to No 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 5 August 1918.
Marched in to No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 9 September 1918; marched in to Overseas Training Brigade, Longbridge Deverill, 23 October 1918; marched in to RBAA, Heytesbury, 8 November 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orca', from Liverpool, 19 February 1919; disembarked Brisbane, 6 April 1919; discharged, 12 May 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, DEVENNY John|