|Place of birth||Malloy, Co Cork, Ireland|
|Address||70 St Pauls Road, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||43|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs M Ahern, 70 St Pauls Road, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served in the British Army in South Africa for 2 years; discharged 1901.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Acting Sergeant|
|Unit name||17th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/34/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||61st Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Marched into 5th Training Bn, Rollestone, 25 April 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 24 September 1916; taken on strength, 17th Bn, Belgium, 24 September 1916, and appointed Acting Sergeant, with pay.
Admitted to 6th Australian Field Ambulance, 2 November 1916 (piles); transferred to 5th General Hospital, Rouen, 4 November 1916; to England, 6 November 1916, and admitted to 3rd London General Hospital (date not recorded); discharged to 2nd Auxiliary Hospital, Southall, 29 November 1916; to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 2 December 1916.
Appointed Acting Sergeant , 5th Training Bn, Rollestone, 25 July 1916. Marched out to Salisbury Plain, 11 January 1917, to 5th Training Bn, Qualified, 8 February 1917, as assistant armourer: 'passed satisfactory examination in his stripping & repair of rifles, MLM Mark I & II, Rifles MLE shop. All marks & all service bayonet.' Appointed Lance Corporal, 27 March 1917. Marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 17 January 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HMAT 'Osterley', 31 January 1918; discharged, 22 May 1918 (medically unfit, piles and age), 22 May 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal