The AIF Project

John Thomas McCARTHY

Regimental number2892
Place of birthThagoona Queensland
OccupationRailway porter
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann McCarthy, Nerang, South Coast, Queensland
Enlistment date23 November 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 25 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 14), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
125
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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