|Place of birth||Tullamore, King's Co, Ireland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||39 Toorak Road, South Yarra, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||44|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Elenor Fawcett, 39 Toorak Road, South Yarra, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||21st Battalion, 14th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/38/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||21st Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 28 July 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 14 September 1916. Found guilty, Rollestone, 6 October 1916, of being absent without leave, midnight, 5 October, to 7 am, 6 October 1916, and neglecting to obey standing orders: reverted to the ranks and awarded forfeiture of 3 days' pay.
Proceeded overseas to France, 31 December 1916; taken on strength, 21st Bn, 26 January 1917.
Wounded in action, France, 25 February 1917 (gun shot wound, right elbow); admitted to 5th Australian Field Ambulance, 25 February 1917; transferred to 7th Canadian General Hospital, Etaples, 27 February 1917; to England, 10 March 1917, and admitted to Royal Victorian Hospital, Netley, 11 March 1917; to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 24 May 1917; discharged on furlough, 14 June 1917, to report to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 28 June 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board 'Nestor', 22 July 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 24 September 1917; discharged, 27 October 1917.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, FAWCETT Paul|