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John Francis McCARTHY

Regimental number2707
Place of birthLaverton, Victoria
SchoolDomborneit State School.
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinBrother, William Edward McCarthy, Camperdown, Victoria
Enlistment date6 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBoisguillaume Communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 14), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
115
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Jeremiah and Mary MCCARTHY. Native of Pombeoneit, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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