|Place of birth||Killachanda, Co Cavan, Ireland|
|Address||43 Albany Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||44|
|Next of kin||Sister, Mrs W Martin, 5 Inverness Road, Hounston, England|
|Previous military service||Served in the 21st Field Battery.|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Driver|
|Unit name||Divisional Ammunition Column 1, Reinforcement 7|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||25/89/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Persia on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||15th Field Artillery Brigade|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Australia, 10 August 1915; taken on strength of Divisional Ammunition Column, 7 October 1917, and posted to No 1 Section, Alexandria. Transferred to 5th Divisional Artillery, Tel-el-Kebir, 14 March 1916; taken on strength of 15th Field Artillery Brigade, 22 March 1916, and posted to 57th Field Artillery Battery mustered as a driver, Ferry Post, 19 May 1916; mustered as gunner, Ferry Post, 16 June 1916.
Embarked Alexandria, 17 June 1916, and proceeded to join the British Expeditionary Force; disembarked Marseilles, 26 June 1916. On command to Artillery School, London, 16 August 1916; rejoined unit in the field, 28 September 1916.
Admitted to 45th Casualty Clearing Station, 9 December 1916, and transferred to Ambulance Train, 10 December 1916 (bronchitis); to 12th General Hospital, Rouen, 11 December 1916; to Ambulance Train, 17 December 1916. Embarked Calais on HS 'Carisbrook Castle' and proceeded to England, 17 December 1916; admitted to 1st London General Hospital, 19 December 1916; transferred to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 10 January 1917; discharged on furlough, 19 January 1917. Marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 3 February 1917.
Embarked Plymouth and commenced return to Australia on 'Beltana', 17 March 1917; disembarked Sydney, 12 May 1917. Discharged as being medically unfit for service, Sydney, 11 June 1917 (bronchitis).Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, McKERN John|