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John Michael McCARTHY

Regimental number3891
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressDarling Point, Manly, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary McCarthy, Darling Point, Manly, Queensland
Enlistment date10 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/16/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 13 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1917
Date of death30 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records43
Place of burialToowong Cemetery (Portion Roman Catholic, Plot P.1/626, See Allotment 182-22), Queensland
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Mary MCCARTHY. Native of Brisbane. Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, Qld
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 August 1918
Age at death43

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