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Regimental number2637
Place of birthWaverley, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolChristian Brothers School, (Catholic) South Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMirboo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFriend, J Payne, Mirboo North, Victoria
Enlistment date21 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Makarini on 15 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 August 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialRue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. I), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and S MCCARTHY. Native of Waverley, New South Wales

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