|Place of birth||Antrim, Ireland|
|Address||Fly Brook via Pemberton, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Sister, Miss S Falls, Nonning Station, Port Augusta, Western Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Perth, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||16th Battalion, 27th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/33/6|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board SS Canberra on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||16th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Fremantle, 24 November 1917; disembarked Suez, 21 December 1917; embarked Port Said, 9 January 1918; disembarked Taranto, Italy, 20 January 1918; disembarked Southampton, England, 30 January 1918; marched in to 13th Training Bn, 31 January 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 6 May 1918; taken on strength, 16th Bn, in the field, 19 May 1918.
Appointed Temporary Driver, 1 December 1918.
On leave to United Kingdom, 19 March 1919; rejoined unit from leave, 3 April 1919.
Marched out to United Kingdom, 9 May 1919.
Granted leave, with pay only, for Non-Military Employment, 25 June to 25 September 1919: farming [to study flax industry], attending H.W. Mcwhirter, Rossclare, Co Antrim, Ireland.
Commenced return to Australia from Southampton on board HT 'Pakeha', 6 October 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 16 November 1919; discharged, Perth, 16 December 1919.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory MedalMedal stamps marked 'Returned 30/9/24'.
|Sources||NAA: B2455, FALLS John Patrick|