|Place of birth||Nenagh, Co. Tipperary, Ireland|
|Other Names||Michael John|
|Address||Broome, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Father, M Courtney, Knigh, Nenagh, Co Tipperary, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Served for 1 year in the Royal Navy and 6 weeks Broome wireless guard. Bought out of Navy.; Served in the Royal Navy for one year; served as Wireless Guard, Broome, for 6 weeks.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Blackboy Hill, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||28th Battalion, A Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/45/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,|
|30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||Australian Army Medical Corps Details|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked from Alexandria for Gallipoli, 4 October 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria from Mudros (general Gallipoli evacuation), 10 January 1916.
Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 21 March 1916.
Wounded in action, 29 July 1916 (gun shot wound, head). Transferred to England, 9 August 1916, and admitted to St Luke's War Hospital, Halifax, 10 August 1916. Discharged to Command Depot, Weymouth, 9 October 1916.
Commenced return to Australia on board 'Czaritza', 16 March 1919; transshipped to 'Dunluce Castle', leaving Alexandria, 7 April 1919. Disembarked Western Australia, 6 May 1919; discharged, 26 July 1919.
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal~
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, COURTNEY Michael|