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Regimental number1920
Place of birthSouth Melbourne, Victoria
Other trainingEnlisted 23/10/15 Posted to 2nd ... 31 Bn T.O.S. 46Bn. 6/3/16 in Egypt. Mentally wounded 30/9/17.
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCommonwealth Bank, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Frank McCarthy, 177 Dorcas Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date21 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death23
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXV, Row E, Grave No. 9), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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