|Place of birth||Belfast, Co Antrim, Ireland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Morgan, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||42|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Alice Cherry, 'New Era,' Morgan, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||27th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/44/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||27th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 10 May 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 18 May 1916. Taken on strength, 27th Bn, 6 July 1916.
On leave, 6 August 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 18 August 1917.
Admitted to 7th Australian Field Ambulance, Belgium, 5 December 1917 (rheumatism); discharged to duty, 13 December 1917; rejoined unit, 13 December 1917.
Proceeded to Australian Infantry Base Depot, Havre, 16 December 1917; to England, 6 January 1918; marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 7 January 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board 'A8', 31 January 1918; disembarked, 13 April 1918; discharged (medically unfit: rheumatism), 29 April 1918.
Total war service: 2 years 210 days (of which 2 years 36 days were abroad)Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, CHERRY William Robert|