|Place of birth||Bal Briggin, Ireland|
|Age at embarkation||33|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Julia Fagan, 127 Burnley Street, North Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil (previously rejected for enlistment on account of defective teeth)|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||21st Battalion, 10th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/38/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||5th Pioneer Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Transferred to 5th Pioneer Bn, Tel el Kebir, 16 April 1916.
Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 25 June 1916.
Found guilty, 10 July 1916, of quitting the ranks without urgent necessity: awarded 7 days' Field Punishment No 2. Transferred from HQ to 'D' Company.
Found guilty, 1 May 1917, of conduct to the prejudice of good order and military discipline in that he was creating a disturbance in the YMCA Hut at Albert: awarded 7 days' Field Punishment No 2.
Admitted to 5th Division Rest Station, 12 May 1917 (debility); discharged to duty, 20 May 1917; rejoined unit, 30 May 1917.
Admitted to 56th Casualty Clearing Station, 21 June 1917 (piles); transferred to 3rd General Hospital, Le Treport, 4 July 1917; to 5th Division Base Depot, 13 July 1917; on leave, 26 August 1917; rejoined Base Depot from leave, 7 September 1917; rejoined unit, 27 October 1917.
Admitted to 15th Field Ambulance, 1 September 1918 (myositis); transferred to 37th Casualty Clearing Station, 2 September 1918; to No 6 General Hospital, Rouen, 2 September 1918; England, 4 September 1918, and admitted to Red Cross Hospital, Christchurch, 5 September 1918 (myalgia). Discharged on furlough, 5 October 1918, to report to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 7 October 1918. Marched in to No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 28 October 1918. Found guilty, 31 October 1918, of failing to salute an Officer of HM Forces: admonished.
Admitted to Group Clearing Hospital, Sutton Veny, 28 November 1918 (influenza); marched in to No 1 Command Depot from hospital, 4 December 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board 'Mamari', 21 December 1918 (myalgia); disembarked Melbourne, 4 February 1919; discharged, 21 March 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, FAGAN Peter|