|Place of birth||Ireland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Illawarra Park Road, Corrimal, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||40|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs H McCloskie, Park Road, Corrimal, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served for 7 years in the St George's English Rifles, Citizen Military Forces.|
|Place of enlistment||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||2nd Battalion, 15th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/19/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star of England on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||Australian Army Medical Corps|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Joined 54th Bn, Ferry Post, 20 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 29 June 1916.
Admitted to Field Ambulance, 13 December 1916 (sore feet); transferred to 36th Casualty Clearing Station, 14 December 1916; by Ambulance Train to No 1 Australian General Hospital, Rouen, 15 December 1916; to England, 16 December 1916, and admitted to 2nd London General Hospital, Chelsea, 17 December 1916 (trench feet: severe). Discharged on furlough, 9 March 1917, to report to No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 26 March 1917.
Detached for duty with 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 13 April 1917. Transferred to Australian Army Medical Corps Details, Bulford, whilst at No 1 ADH, 1 November 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board 'Port Darwin' (nursing staff), 12 June 1919; disembarked Sydney, 27 July 1919; discharged, 11 September 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Bulli Cemetery|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, McCLOSKIE Oswald|