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John Joseph McCARTHY

Regimental number*2521
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
Address8 George Street, West Burwood, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinSister, Mrs Con Maher, 8 George Street, West Burwood, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column Section 1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2521
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


'By coolness and devotion to duty under fire, assisted materially in carrying out transport work.' (East of Ypres).
Recommendation date: 9 November 1917

FateReturned to Australia 24 September 1918

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