|Place of birth||Colne, Lancashire, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||5 Vernon Street, Balmain East, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||32|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Clara Driver Davies, 25 Hanover Street, Colne, Lancashire, England|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Bathurst, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||53rd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/70/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A44 Vestalia on
|Fate||Died of wounds, 7 May 1918|
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||True family name: DRIVER|
|Place of death or wounding||France|
|Place of burial||Pernois British Cemetery, France|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 11 July 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 9 September 1916.
Admitted to Military Hospital, Fovant, 12 November 1916 (myalgia); discharged to duty, 18 November 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 5 December 1916.
Marched into 5th Australian Division Base Depot, Etaples, France, 6 December 1916.
Proceeded to join 53rd Bn, 21 December 1916; taken on strength, 53rd Bn, 23 December 1916.
Detached for duty with 5th Australian Division Base Depot, 1 May 1917; marched into 5th Australian Division Base Depot, 1 May 1917; marched into 1st Training Camp, 3 May 1917.
Found guilty, 25 May 1917, of being dirty on parade: awarded 2 days confined to camp.
Returned to unit, 29 May 1917; rejoined unit, 29 May 1917.
On leave to England, 23 September 1917; rejoined unit, 6 October 1917.
Temporarily attached to 5th Divisional Headquarters as Batman, 7 October 1917; rejoined unit, 15 October 1917.
Detached to 14th Brigade Headquarters, 30 January 1918; rejoined unit, 22 March 1918.
Wounded in action, France, 24 April 1918; admitted to 14th Australian Field Ambulance, 24 April 1918 (shrapnel wound, back); transferred to 4th Casualty Clearing Station, 24 April 1918 (shrapnel wound chest, penetrating abdomen).
Died of wounds, 7 May 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||True name: John D. DRIVER|
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, DAVIES John Driver|