|Place of birth||Omaha, Ireland|
|Address||Tamworth, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||37|
|Next of kin||Brother, John Donnelly, Railway Depot, Dubbo, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||1st Pioneer Battalion, 10th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||14/13/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on
War service: Western Front
Embarked, Sydney, 14 January 1917; disembarked, Devonport, England, 27 March 1917; marched into Perham Downs, 27 March 1917.
Found guilty, 29 August 1917, of (1) being absent without leave from, 26 August 1917, until 12:30 pm, 28 August 1917: forfeited 4 days' pay.
Proceeded overseas to France via Southampton, 20 November 1917; marched into 1st Australian Divisional Base Depot, Havre, 21 November 1917; proceeded to join unit, 23 November 1917; taken on strength of 1st Pioneer Bn, in the Field, 26 November 1917.
Admitted to 1st Field Ambulance (gas burns: leg), 8 March 1918; to 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 8 March 1918; to 17th Ambulance Train, 11 March 1918; to 56th General Hospital, 11 March 1918; to 6th Convalescent Depot, Etaples, 24 March 1918; to 5th Convalescent Depot, Cayeux, 3 April 1918; to 13th Convalescent Depot, Trouville, 4 April 1918; to 1st Australian Convalescent Depot, Havre, 23 April 1918; discharged to Australian Infantry Base Depot, 25 May 1918; proceeded to join unit, 9 June 1918; rejoined Bn, 14 June 1918; detached to Headquarters, 6 July 1918; rejoined Bn, 17 July 1918; transferred to and taken on strength of 8th Bn, 9 September 1918.
Admitted to 2nd Australian Fields Ambulance (wounded right eye), 14 October 1918; to 3rd Australian General Hospital, 14 October 1918; rejoined unit, 19 October 1918; on leave to the United Kingdom, 20 November 1918; rejoined unit, 8 December 1918; marched out for return to Australia, 15 May 1919; marched into Perham Downs Command Depot, England, 24 May 1919; commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Persic', 13 July 1919; disembarked, Sydney, 2 September 1919; discharged, Sydney, 10 October 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, DONNELLY Patrick|