|Place of birth||Yackandandah, Victoria|
|Address||East Maitland, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Father, J.C. McDermott, Yackandandah, Victoria|
|Previous military service||40th Infantry|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||West Maitland, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Sapper|
|Unit name||Air Line Section November 1917 Reinforcements|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||34/15/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Ormosnde on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sapper|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||2nd Signal Squadron|
|Fate||Died of disease
|Place of death or wounding||Palestine|
|Age at death||20|
|Age at death from cemetery records||20|
|Place of burial||Cairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row M, Grave No. 181), Egypt|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: John Charles and Catherine Alice MCDERMOTT, Yackandandah, Victoria|
War service: Egypt, Palestine.
Embarked Sydney, 2 March 1918; disembarked Suez, Egypt, 4 April 1918, and marched into Reinforcements' Camp, Moascar, the same day.
Marched into Base Signals, Alexandria, 23 May 1918.
Marched into Signals Training Unit, Moascar, 20 June 1918.
Proceeded to unit, 13 July 1918, and taken on 2nd Signals Squadron, in the field, the same day.
Admitted to Australian Division Clearing Station, Damascus, 3 October 1918 (influenza); transferred to HS 'Assae', 5 October 1918; disembarked Alexandria, 10 October 1918; to No 31 General Hospital, Abbassia, 11 October 1918 (pleurisy); reported as dangerously ill, 12 October 1918.
Died, 14 October 1918 (pleurisy and pneumonia).
Buried by Chaplain J. Prendergast, Cairo British Cemetery, 14 October 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, McDERMOTT Felix Charles|