|Place of birth||Ballydehob, Ireland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Helina Daly, Lissencreagh, Balleydehob, Cork, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Served for 3 years in the Royal Irish Constabulary, Ireland; resigned.|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||Machine Gun Company 12, Reinforcement 11|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||24/17/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||3rd Division Train|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked, Melbourne, 11 May 1917; disembarked, Devonport, England, 20 July 1917; joined 12th Training Bn, Codford, 20 July 1917; marched into Machine Gun Training Depot, Grantham, 22 October 1917; absent without leave, 28 December 1917; returned from absence without leave (produced medical certificate), 6 January 1918; transferred to Australian Army Medical Corps, Parkhouse, 9 January 1918; proceeded overseas to France via Southampton to reinforce the Australian Army Medical Corps, 19 January 1918; marched into Australian General Base Depot, Rouelles, France, 20 January 1918; transferred to 3rd Divisional Train from Australian Army Medical Corps, Havre, 2 March 1918; taken on strength of 870th Company, Field, 20 March 1918.
Admitted to 11th Australian Field Ambulance (orchitis), 21 March 1918; to 3rd Stationary Hospital, Wisques, 22 March 1918; to 9th Canadian Stationary Hospital, 24 March 1918; to 7th Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 8 April 1918; to No. 5 Rest Camp, 14 April 1918; marched into Australian Service Corps Base Depot, Havre, 18 April 1918; marched out to unit, 30 April 1918; rejoined unit from Hospital, 6 May 1918; detached to 868th Company, 2 June 1918.
Admitted to 53rd Casualty Clearing Station (epididynitis), 6 June 1918; to 12th Casualty Clearing Station, 12 June 1918; to 39th General Hospital, Havre, 20 June 1918; discharged to base, 28 June 1918; marched into Australian Service Corpse, Havre, 28 June 1918; marched out to unit, 4 July 1918; rejoined unit from Hospital, 6 July 1918.
Admitted to 11th Field Ambulance (influenza), 9 July 1918; discharged to duty and rejoined unit, 12 July 1918.
Admitted to 10th Field Ambulance (epididymitis), 17 July 1918; to 5th Casualty Clearing Station, 17 July 1918; to 1st General Hospital, Etritat, 20 July 1918; to 1st Australian Convalescent Depot, Havre, 10 August 1918; still a patient, 29 September 1918; discharged to Australian General Base Depot, 3 October 1918.
Admitted to 2nd General Hospital (tonsillitis), Havre, 7 October 1918; to 1st Australian Convalescent Depot, 12 October 1918; to Base Depot, 15 October 1918; marched out to England, 3 December 1918; disembarked, Southampton, England, and proceeded to Weymouth Command Depot, England, 4 December 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Morvada', 4 January 1919; disembarked, Melbourne, 20 February 1919; discharged, Brisbane, 23 May 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, DALY John Henry|