|Place of birth||Armagh, Ireland|
|Address||c/o Robert McMahon, Standard Dining Rooms Stanley Street, Brisbane, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||28|
|Next of kin||Father, Patrick Corr, 16 English Street, Armagh, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||15th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/32/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||49th Battalion|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||Enlisted 11 August 1915 - 9th Rfcts 15 btn; TOS, 15 Btn 13 NOvember 1915; 47 Btn 3 March 1916; 4 Pioneer Btn 16 March 1916; died of bronchial pneumonia.|
|Fate||Died of disease
|Age at death||31|
|Place of burial||Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XIV, Row AA, Grave No. 88), Fouilloy, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Marched out of Zeitoun, Egypt, 31 October 1915.
Embarked to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 4 November 1915; taken on strength of 15th Bn, Gallipoli, 13 November 1915.
Admitted to hospital, Anzac, 4 December 1915; transferred to No 13 Casualty Clearing Station, 5 December 1915 (debility); to Canadian Stationary Hospital, Mudros, 7 December 1915; to Lowland's Casualty Clearing Station, 8 December 1915; marched into Anzac Advanced Base, Mudros, 11 December 1915; rejoined 15th Bn, Mudros, 19 December 1915.
Transferred to, and taken on strength of 47th Bn, Tel el Kebir, Egypt, 3 March 1916.
Transferred to, and taken on strength of 4th Pioneer Bn, Tel el Kebir, 16 March 1916.
Found guilty, 19 April 1916, of refusing to obey an order: awarded 21 days' Field Punishment.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 4 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 11 June 1916.
Transferred to 49th Bn, 17 July 1916; taken on strength of 49th Bn, 18 July 1916.
Found guilty, 26 July 1916, of insolence to a superior officer: award, forfeits 4 days' pay.
Attached to 4th Divisional Mule Transport, 30 November 1916; rejoined unit, 6 December 1916.
On leave to England, 23 December 1916.
Marched into 4th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 29 March 1917.
Admitted to No 51 General Hospital, 31 March 1917 (gonorrhoea); discharged to Detention Compound, 22 May 1917; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 53 days.
Marched into 4th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 23 May 1917.
Proceeded to unit, 24 May 1917; rejoined 49th Bn, 25 May 1917.
Tried by Field General Court Martial, 3 June 1917, on a charge of while on active service, being absent without leave from 11 January 1917, until 18 January 1917: found Guilty: sentenced to 60 days' Field Punishment No 2, and total forfeiture of 77 days' pay.
Tried by Field General Court Martial, 22 June 1917, on a charges of (1) deserting His Majesty's service on 7 June 1917; (2) being absent without leave 1530 hours, 7 June 1917, until 1100 hours, 8 June 1917: found Guilty: sentenced to 15 years' penal servitude.
Admitted to No 1 Military Prison, Rouen, 13 July 1917.
Sentence commuted to 2 years' imprisonment with hard labour, 29 July 1917.
Sentence suspended, 7 August 1918, and entrained for unit the same day; rejoined 49th Bn, 12 August 1918.
Admitted to No 13 Australian Field Ambulance, 5 October 1918, and transferred to No 41 Stationary Hospital, Pont Remy, the same day (pyrexia of unknown origin).
Died, 9 October 1918 (broncho pneumonia).Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, CORR John|