|Place of birth||Dublin, Ireland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Motueka, Nelson, New Zealand|
|Age at embarkation||36|
|Next of kin||Son, Mrs M Ceighton, Motueka, Nelson, New Zealand|
|Previous military service||Served for 3 years in the Stoke Rifles.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||18th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/35/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||4th Field Bakery|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Australia, 18 June 1915.
Proceeded to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 16 August 1915.
Wounded in action, Gallipoli Peninsula, 27 August 1915; admitted to Hospital Ship, HS 'Hunts Green', 28 August 1915 (gun shot wound to side); transferred to England, 30 August 1915; admitted to Military Hospital, Bethnal, England, 16 September 1915; 'taken on strength of Australian Interm. Depot', Green Abbeywood, 30 March 1916; marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 5 May 1916; marched in to 5th Training Bn, Rollestone, 7 June 1916; transferred to Training Bn, Tidworth, 6 July 1916; marched in to Australian Army Service Corps Training Depot, Parkhouse, 20 December 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 22 January 1917; marched in to Australian General Base Depot, Etaples, France, 23 January 1917; marched in to Bakery Reinforcements Depot, Rouen, 5 February 1917; taken on strength of 4th Field Bakery, 8 March 1917; on leave to United Kingdom, 1 January 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 19 January 1918.
Admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, Rouen, 25 June 1918 (influenza); discharged from hospital and rejoined unit, 4 July 1916.
Admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, 31 July 1918 (debility); transferred to England, 3 August 1918; admitted to War Hospital, Middlesex, England, 5 August 1918 (cirrhosis of the liver); transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 28 August 1918; discharged from hospital and marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 19 September 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Borda', 20 October 1918; disembarked Sydney, 19 December 1918; discharged, 12 May 1919 (medically unfit: debility).Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||64|
|Place of burial||Cremated: Northern Suburbs Crematorium, Ryde, New South Wales|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BRADLEY Walter Elgin|