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John McCARTHY

Regimental number3208
Place of birthYork Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCivil servant
Address90 Forrest Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, John McCarthy sen, Upper Swan, Western Australia
Enlistment date27 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 18 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 December 1917
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialUnderhill Farm Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 36), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
113
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Maria MCCARTHY, Perth, Western Australia. Native of York, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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