|Place of birth||Windsor N/A|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Carnarvon Road, Malvern, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||27|
|Next of kin||Father, Austin R Onyans, Carnarvon Road, Malvern, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||St Kilda, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Gunner|
|Unit name||Field Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 4|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/30/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A9 Shropshire on
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Transferred to Rest Camp, Lemnos, 15 September 1915; rejoined unit, Gallipoli, 6 October 1915.
Sick to hospital, 30 October 1915; transferred to General Hospital, Gibraltar, 7 November 1915 (influenza); to England, 23 November 1915, and admitted to Beaufort War hospital, Fishponds, Bristol, 28 November 1915.
Embarked to rejoin Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (date not recorded); admitted to Overseas Base, Cairo, 14 February 1916; rejoined unit, Tel el Kebir, 8 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 22 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 28 March 1916.
Wounded in action, 26 September 1916 (gun shot wound, forehead: slight), and admitted to hospital (no details recorded); rejoined unit, 12 November 1916.
Admitted to 8th Australian Field Ambulance, 20 December 1916; transferred to New Zealand Stationary Hospital, Amiens, 20 December 1916 (gonorrhoea); to 51st General Hospital, Etaples, 23 December 1916; discharged to Base Depot, Etaples, 27 March 1916; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 99 days.
Transferred to England, 3 May 1917.
Temporarily attached for duty with Australian Army Pay Corps, 25 September 1917.
Appointed Acting Sergeant, 1 February 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Balmoral Castle', 1 February 1918, for special duty in Australian Allotments Comparisons; disembarked Adelaide, 23 March 1918, for onward travel by rail to Melbourne; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 10 May 1918.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Surname incorrectly recorded on Nominal Roll as ONYANS.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ONYONS Basil Austin|