|Place of birth||Killucan, Co Meath, Ireland|
|Occupation||Porter South Australian Railways|
|Address||27 Hackney Road, Hackney, St Peters, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||26|
|Next of kin||Father, John Heffernan, Killucan, Co Westmeath, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||11th Field Ambulance|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||26/54/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||11th Field Ambulance|
|Fate||Effective abroad (still overseas)|
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|Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance|
War service: Western Front
Embarked for active service abroad, Adelaide, 31 May 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 21 July 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France through Southampton, 24 November 1916.
Wounded in action, and admitted to 9th Field Ambulance, 7 June 1917, and transferred to 56th Casualty Clearing Station, 8 June 1917; admitted to New Zealand Stationary Hospital, 9 June 1917 (gun shot wound, shoulder); to Ambulance Train, 16 June 1916; admitted to 56th General Hospital, Etaples, 16 June 1917. Embarked Boulogne on HS Newhaven and proceeded to England for further treatment, 25 June 1917; admitted to Kitchener Military Hospital, Brighton, 25 June 1917; transferred to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 27 June 1917; discharged on furlough, 28 August 1917.
Found guilty at Weymouth, 22 September 1917, of being absent without leave, 6.00 pm, 11 September, to 2.00 pm, 21 September 1917: awarded 7 days confinement to barracks; forfeited total of 11 days pay; marched into No 4 Command Depot, Codford, 12 October 1917; marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 27 May 1918; struck off strength, Weymouth, and granted leave, 6 August 1919; marched into Australian Army Medical Corps Training Depot, Sutton Veny, 6 August 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT Pakeha, 6 October 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 21 November 1919. Discharged Adelaide, 14 January 1920.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
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