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Rupert Clyde McCARTHY

Regimental number875
Place of birthNelligen New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Addressc/o W. McCarthy, 'Fairview', Nelligen, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Wm. McCarthy, 'Fairview,' Nelligen, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 17 March 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 23 February 1919
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialDair El Belah War Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 65), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
5
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Susannah MCCARTHY, Main Street, Milton, New South Wales. Native of Nelligen, New South Wales

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