|Place of birth||Lithgow, New South Wales|
|Address||Victoria Street, Kurri Kurri, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||32|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Eleanor Hanley, Victoria Street, Kurri Kurri, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||West Maitland, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||30th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/47/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||30th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 16 February 1916; disembarked Suez, 23 March 1916.
Taken on strength, 30th Bn, Ferry Post, 8 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Admitted to 38th Casualty Clearing Station, 2 November 1916 (rheumatism: result of accident ten years previously: fractured skull), transferred same day to Hospital Train, and admitted to 22nd General Hospital, Etaples; transferred to England, 15 November 1916, and admitted to Norfolk War Hospital, 16 November 1916 (rheumatism, slight); transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 27 November 1916; discharged on furlough, 29 December 1916, to report to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 12 January 1917.
On staff, No 2 Command Depot, January 1917-July 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Friedrichsruh', 8 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 4 September 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 4 November 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, HANLEY John|