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William James McCARTHY

Regimental number1794
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTinsmith
Address123 Thistlethwaite Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinF McCarthy, 123 Thistlethwaite Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date11 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 17 March 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death20 June 1926

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