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John McCARTHY

Regimental number911
Place of birthKiama, New South Wales
SchoolState School
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressRocklea, South Coast Line, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinBrother, James McCarthy, Rocklea, South Coast Line, Queensland
Enlistment date1 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Light Horse Regiment, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/16/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 16 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 25 September 1918
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialHaifa War Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 59), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
8
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Mary McCARTHY, Tolga, North Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1896 Pte Michael Henry McCARTHY , 11th Light Horse Regiment, killed in action, 19 April 1917.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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