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Horace William McCARTHY

Regimental number2736
Place of birthYatala
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
AddressEden Hills, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elsie May McCarthy, Eden Hills, South Australia
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialCompton Chamberlayne Cemetery, Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
110
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
DATE OF DEATH SHOWN AS 8th MAY, 1918. Parents: William and Melissa MCCARTHY; husband of Elsie MCCARTHY, Wilfrena Street, Eden Hills, South Australia

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