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Edgar James McCARTHY

Regimental number5422
Place of birthRosedale Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressRosedale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Mr H McCarthy, Rosedale, Victoria
Enlistment date10 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 22 April 1917
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 18), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
53
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Alice MCCARTHY. Native of Rosedale, Gippsland, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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