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David Charles McCARTHY

Regimental number4504
Place of birthKoonwarra Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressNerrena, Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs F McCarthy, Nerrena, Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Orontes on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialButtes New Britsih Cemetery (Plot XVIII, Row B, Grave No. 17), Polygon Wood, Zoonebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
97
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Frances MCCARTHY, Nerrena, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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