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William Robert McCARTNEY

Regimental number2655
Place of birthBurnley England
ReligionRoman Catholic
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinBrother, W J McCartney, 43 Warrington Street, Little Harwood, Blackburn, England
Enlistment date1 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death22 August 1948

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