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Herbert McCARTHY

Regimental number378
Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationWharf labourer
AddressQueen Street, Lorn, West Maitland, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs J McCarthy, c/o Mr Marshall, Queen Street, Lorn, West Maitland, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 1, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/6/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 July 1918

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