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Cornelius Thomas McCARTHY

Regimental number242
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionRoman Catholic
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Cornelius T McCarthy, 39 Glengarry Road, Dulwich, London, England
Enlistment date1 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 6, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot XI, Row G, Grave No. 8), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Cornelius and Ellen MCCARTHY, 9 Shaftesbury Street, Stockton, Co. Durham, England. Native of London

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