|Place of birth||Cork, Ireland|
|Age at embarkation||30|
|Next of kin||Father, J Mackey, Mons Road, Wentworthville, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Toowoomba, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||26th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/43/5|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||26th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 7 February 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 11 April 1917, and marched in to 7th Training Bn, Rollestone. Found guilty of being absent from midnight, 14 May, to 2.30 pm, 16 May 1917: awarded 2 days' confined to camp and forfeiture of 4 days' pay; total forfeiture of 5 days' pay.
Absent without leave, 17 October 1917. Declared an illegal absentee by a Court of Inquiry held on 13 December 1917, which showed soldier absent from 17 October; entire entry deleted as soldier rejoined unit in France, 24 October 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 17 October 1917; taken on strength, 26th Bn, Belgium, 24 October 1917. Found guilty, 27 December 1917, of drunkenness while on Active Service, 26 December 1917: awarded 7 days' Field Punishment No 2.
Admitted to 6th Australian field Ambulance, 29 June 1918 (influenza); transferred to 5th Casualty Clearing Station, 29 June 1918, and by Ambulance Train No 9 to 3rd Stationary Hospital, 1 July 1918; to No 2 Convalescent Depot, 6 July 1918; rejoined unit, 21 July 1918.
Promoted Temporary Corporal, 15 August 1918. To Corps Infantry School, 24 August 1918; rejoined Bn, 23 September 1918. On leave to United Kingdom, 12 October 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 29 October 1918. Marched out to England for return to Australia, 30 May 1919.
Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board 'Bakara', 24 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 30 September 1919; discharged, 10 January 1920.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, MACKEY Leo Conway|