|Place of birth||Bell, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||22.5|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Sarah McPhee, Bell via Dalby, Queensland|
|Previous military service||Served for 30 months in the Australian Light Horse, Bell.|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||15th Battalion, E Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/32/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||15th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli
Wounded in action, 17 May 1915 (gun shot wound, finger, right hand: slight).
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Wiltshire', 31 August 1915 (venereal disease).
Posted as a deserter, 21 November 1915.
Declared a deserter, 10 February 1916.War medals: forfeited eligibility to war medals.
|Miscellaneous details||See 2367 John McPHEE for second period of service.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, McPHEE John William|