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William Thomas McGARRY

Regimental number4002
Place of birthSelbourne Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs M J McGarry, Beaconsfield, Tasmania
Enlistment date24 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Orontes on 24 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
FateReturned to Australia 14 January 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)1st Pioneer Bn
Date of death11 June 1920
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialCarr Villa (Plot A.2, Grave No. 250), Launceston
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
171
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
See MCGEARY. Parents: William and Mary MCGEARY. Native of Westbury, Tasmania

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