|Place of birth||Toodyay, Western Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Toodyay, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||29|
|Next of kin||Father, James Markey, Toodyay, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||Field Ambulance 4, Reinforcement 14|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||26/47/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||4th Field Ambulance|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance|
|Family/military connections||Brothers: 440 Pte Lionel Christopher MARKEY, 10th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 3 September 1919; 441 Pte Thomas John MARKEY, 10th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 3 September 1919; Cousins: 4266 Pte Walter Clarence THORPE, 28th Bn, died of wounds, 9 April 1917; 4608 Corporal Albert Laurence THORPE, 1st Australian Light Railway Operating Company, returned to Australia, 11 May 1919; 4611 Pte Phillip THORPE, 4th Division Salvage Company, returned to Australia, 1 May 1919; 8817 Pte Francis Christopher MARKEY, 13th Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 1 June 1919; Uncle: 199 Pte William Henry STRAHAN, 16th Bn, killed in action, 25 April 1915.~|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Fremantle, 12 February 1916; disembarked Egypt. Joined Australian Army Medical Corps Details, Serapeum, 18 March 1916.
Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 29 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 3 April 1916. Admitted to No. 1 Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 4 August 1916 (appendicitis); rejoined unit, 3 October 1916.
Admitted to No 1 Casualty Clearing Station, 31 December 1916 (diarrhoea); rejoined unit, 9 January 1917. Admitted to 30th General Hospital, Calais, 18 May 1917 (bronchitis). Transferred to 4th Field Ambulance, 4 June 1917; on leave to England, 14 October 1917; rejoined unit, 27 October 1917.
Admitted to 2nd Australian General Hospital, Boulogne, 10 November 1917 (trench fever); transferred to England, 19 November 1917, and admitted to Red Cross Hospital, Chelmsford; transferred to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 2 February 1918. Granted furlough, 9 February 1918, to report to No 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 23 February 1918. Admitted to No. 1 Australian Dermatological Hospital, 4 March 1918; discharged, 22 April 1918; total treatment for venereal disease: 50 days.
Proceeded overseas to France, 2 July 1918; rejoined unit, 10 July 1918.
Admitted to 14th General Hospital, 10 January 1919 (bronchitis); transferred to England, 23 January 1919, and admitted to Paddington Military Hospital. Transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 3 February 1919; discharged, 17 March 1919, and granted furlough to 31 March 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board SS 'Somali', 1 June 1919; disembarked Western Australia, 8 July 1919; discharged, 30 August 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||84|