|Place of birth||Newcastle, New South Wales|
|Address||33 Searl Street, Petersham, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Mary Theresa Callaghan, Searl Street, Petersham, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served for 2 years in the Irish Rifles, Citizen Military Forces; resigned.|
|Place of enlistment||Randwick, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||2nd Battalion, E Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/19/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A23 Suffolk on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||2nd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: James and Mary Therese CALLAGHAN|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
On Command, Divisional Headquarters, Gallipoli, 16 June 1915.
Batman to Captain McAULIFFE, 4 July 1915; rejoined 2nd Bn, 21 August 1915.
Admitted to Overseas Base, Mustapha, from Lemnos, 3 November 1915; rejoined unit, Gallipoli, from 'On Command', 6 December 1915.
On command to Lemnos, 12 December 1915; rejoined unit, 23 December 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria, 28 December 1915 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Appointed, 15 March 1916 (3 months' probation).
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 22 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 28 March 1916.
Promoted Corporal (at Sea), 24 March 1916.
Wounded in action, 22 July 1916 (gun shot wound, head [penetrating] and hand); admited to 1/5 South Midlands Field Ambulance, 23 July 1916, and transferred to 3rd Australian Casualty Clearing Station; to Ambulance Train No 25, 23 July 1916, and admitted to 8th General Hospital, Rouen, 24 July 1916; transferred to England, 30 July 1916, and admitted to 1st Southern General Hospital, Birmingham, 1 August 1916; reported 'dangerously ill', 7 September 1916; transferred to 2nd Auxiliary Hospital, Southall, 20 October 1916; discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 1 November 1916.
Commenced return to Australia from Plymouth on board HT 'Ulysses', 13 February 1917; discharged (wounded), Sydney, 22 May 1917.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||45|
|Place of burial||Northern Suburbs Cemetery, New South Wales|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, CALLAGHAN Austin Alphonsis|