|Place of birth||Isle of Skye, Scotland|
|Address||10 Henson Street, Summer Hill, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||44|
|Next of kin||Mrs M. Macallister, 10 Henson Street, Summer Hill, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||2nd Battalion, 21st Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/19/3|
|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||2nd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Dougal and Marion MACALLISTER|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 7 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, 21 November 1916.
Marched into 1st Training Bn, Larkhill, 11 December 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 10 April 1917; marched into 1st Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 11 April 1917.
Attached for duty to Records, Anzac Section, 19 April 1917; rejoined 1st Australian Divisional Base Depot, Le Havre, 4 June 1917.
Promoted Lance Corporal, 11 June 1917.
Promoted Acting Sergeant, 26 July 1917.
Proceeded to England, 26 September 1917, and reverts to the ranks of Lance Corporal the same day (classified as fit for Permanent Base service only); marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 27 September 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Anchisses', 1 November 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 3 January 1918; discharged Sydney (medically unfit: senility), 14 February 1918.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory MedalDeath attributed to war service.
|Date of death|
|Age at death||77|
|Place of burial||Northern Suburbs Cemetery, New South Wales|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, MACALLISTER John Ferguson|