|Place of birth||Cork, Ireland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||28|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Helen Black, Cork, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||26th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/43/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||26th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Brisbane, 21 October 1918; disembarked Plymouth, England, 10 January 1917, and marched into 67th Training Bn, Rollestone. Found guilty, 22 January 1917, of being absent without leave from midnight, 22 January 1917, till reporting at 6.30 pm, 23 January 1917: admonished and forfeited 1 day's pay.
Proceeded overseas to France, 5 April 1917; joined 26th Bn, 9 April 1917.
Wounded in action, 27 April 1917 (gun shot wound, right thigh, lower extremities: severe); admitted to 6th Australian Field Ambulance, 27 April 1917; transferred to 45th Casualty Clearing Station, 27 April 1917; by Ambulance Train, 28 April 1917, to 5th General Hospital, Rouen, 29 April 1917; to England, 2 May 1917, and admitted to Lewisham Military Hospital, 3 May 1917. transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 20 June 1917; discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 3 July 1917; to No 3 command Depot, Perham Downs, 28 July 1917. Marched out to Overseas Training Brigade, 29 September 1917. Proceeded overseas to France, 2 November 1917; rejoined Bn, Belgium, 8 November 1917.
Wounded in action, 31 August 1918 (gun shot wound, right cheek), and admitted to 9th Australian Field Ambulance, thence to 37th Casualty Clearing Station; transferred by Ambulance Train, 31 August 1918, and admitted to 10th General Hospital, 2 September 1918; to England, 9 September 1918, and admitted to 1st Southern General Hospital, Birmingham (Stowbridge Section), 10 September 1918; discharged to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 23 September 1918; discharged on furlough, 20 November 1918, to report to No 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 4 December 1918.
Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board HT 'Delta', 25 January 1919; arrived Melbourne, 7 March 1919, and proceeded by boat to Brisbane; discharged, 1 May 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BLACK Joseph|