|Place of birth||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Address||68 Buckhurst Street, South Melbourne, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Father, J Irvine, 68 Buckhurst Street, South Melbourne, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil (previously rejected for enlistment on account of teeth)|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||6th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/23/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||60th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 21), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: John (d. 13 July 1922) and Christina IRVINE|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Transferred to 60th Bn, and taken on strength, Duntroon Plateau, 20 April 1916.
Found guilty, 6 June 1916, of (1) being absent from CO's parade; (2) unclean mess tin: awarded 7 days' pack drill.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Reported Missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 4 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Note, Red Cross File No 1410407: 'No trace Germany. Cert. by Capt. Mills. 10.10.19.'Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, IRVINE John McDonald
Red Cross File No 1410407