|Place of birth||Cork, Ireland|
|Address||Storey Street, Parkville, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||35|
|Next of kin||Sister, Mrs dora O'Meara, Storey Street, Parkville, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||13th Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/18/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||4th Field Artillery Brigade|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 23 November 1915; (no disembarkation details); taken on strength of 13th Light Horse Reinforcements, 1 February 1916; transferred to 4th Division Cavalry, Tel el Kabir, Egypt, 28 March 1916.
Proceeded to jointhe British Expeditionary Force, Alexandria, 2 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 10 June 1916.
Found guilty, 22 June 1916, of being beyond the Camp limits without permission: awarded 7 days' confined to Barracks.
Taken on strength of 1st Anzac Army Corps, Light Horse Regiment, 7 July 1916; transferred to 2nd Divisional Ammunition Column and mustered Gunner, 28 November 1917; transferred to 4th Australian Field Artillery Brigade, 2 December 1917.
Admitted to No 7 Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 8 January 1918 (sick); transferred to Rest Camp, 10 January 1918; marched in to Australian General Base Depot, Havre, 14 January 1918; marched out to England, 18 January 1918; marched in to Hurdcott Command Depot, 19 January 1918; marched in to Weymouth Command Depot, 20 February 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kenilworth Castle', 12 March 1918; (no disembarkation details); discharged, Melbourne, 21 June 1918 (medically unfit: premature senility).Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal; Victory Medal (returned, 10 May 1923)
|Sources||NAA: B2455, FAHEY Cornelius|