|Place of birth||Ballymena, Ireland|
|Address||12 Margaret Street, Petersham, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||36|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs A McCreight, 'Sunbeam', Canberra Street, Randwick, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served for 12 years in the Royal Marine Artillery.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||The Warren, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Gunner|
|Unit name||Field Artillery Brigade 7, Battery 27|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/35/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Gunner|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||Australian Corps Headquarters|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 11 May 1916; disembarked Devonport, 10 July 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 29 December 1916; transferred to 12th Field Artillery Brigade, 4 February 1917; taken on strength, and posted to 45th Battery, 9 February 1917.
Transferred to Brigade Headquarters, Belgium, 20 June 1917.
On leave to United Kingdom, 30 September 1917; rejined unit, 15 October 1917.
Admitted to 7th Divisional Rest Station, 28 October 1917; transferred to 133rd Field Ambulance, 2 November 1917 (myalgia); to 57th Casualty Clearing Station, 5 November 1917; to Ambulance Train No 52, 6 November 1917; to 55th General Hospital, Boulogne, 7 November 1917; to 12th Convalescent Depot, 25 November 1917; to Base Depot, Rouelles, 28 January 1918; rejoined 12th Field Artillery Brigade, in the field, 14 February 1918.
Detached as batman to 1st Australian Division Artillery, 7 July 1918; rejoined Brigade Headquarters from detachment, 21 July 1918.
On leave to United Kingdom, 29 July 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 17 August 1918.
Detached for duty to Australian Corps Headquarters, 25 September 1918; taken on strength, 8 October 1918.
Admitted to 39th General Hospital, 7 April 1919 (erythema); discharged to Base Details, 8 April 1919.
Marched out to England for return to Australia, 10 April 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Aeneas', 31 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 12 July 1919; discharged, 28 August 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, McCREIGHT William Clinton|