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William John McCARTNEY

Regimental number2945
Place of birthWanganui, New Zealand
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressWangandery via Mittagong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, J J McCartney, Castle Cliff Freezing Works, Wanganui, New Zealand
Enlistment date1 August 1916
Place of enlistmentGoulburn, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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