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Martin John McCARTHY

Regimental number6838
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolSlaty Creek
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressMitchell, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary McCarthy, Slaty Creek, St Arnaud, Victoria
Enlistment date26 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 June 1918
Place of death or woundingSailly-le-Sec, Somme Sector, France
Age at death27
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
105
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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