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David Owen McCARTHY

Regimental number5596
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPrinter
Address24 Footscray Road, Kensington, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinFather, J H McCarthy, 24 Footscray Road, Kensington, Victoria
Enlistment date8 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll5590
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 1 October 1917
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIV, Row E, Grave No. 17A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
12
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Marie MCCARTHY. Native of Kensington, Victoria

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