|Place of birth||Mackay, Queensland|
|School||North Eton State School, Mackay, Queensland|
|Address||North Eton, Mackay, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs E. Flaherty, North Eton, Mackay, Queensland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Rockhampton, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||9th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/26/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||13th Australian Infantry Brigade Headquarters|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||Died of disease (influenza).|
|Fate||Died of disease
|Age at death||29|
|Age at death from cemetery records||29|
|Place of burial||Cowley (St. Lawrence) Churchyard (Aust. 76), Middlesex|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: James and Elizabeth FLAHERTY, North Eton, Mackay, Queensland|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 31 March 1916; disembarked Egypt, 5 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 7 May 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 11 May 1916; marched into 4th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, no date stated.
Taken on strength of 49th Bn, in the field, 13 August 1916.
Admitted to 5th Australian Divisional Rest Station, 18 February 1917; transferred to Casualty Clearing Station, 18 February 1917; discharged, 8 March 1917; rejoined unit, 9 March 1917.
Found guilty, 13 May 1917, of while on active service, being absent without leave from Tattoo, 12 May 1917, until 1200 hours, 12 May 1917: awarded 72 hours' Field Punishment No 2.
Admitted to No 4 Australian Field Ambulance, 16 July 1917 (sprained ankle); discharged, 20 July 1917, and rejoined unit the same day.
Attached to 13th Bde Headquarters, 20 July 1917, and appointed Driver the same day; transferred to, and taken on strength of 13th Bde Headquarters, 16 August 1917.
On leave to England, 11 November 1917; rejoined unit, 26 November 1917.
Found guilty, 18 July 1918, of while on active service, drunkenness, 14 July 1918: awarded 14 days' Field Punishment No 2.
On leave to England, 9 October 1918.
Admitted to No 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 16 October 1918.
Died, No 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, 24 October 1918.
Buried, Harefield Parish Church, 28 October 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, FLAHERTY Patrick Bryan|