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Alfred CAREY

Regimental number4991
Place of birthWangaratta, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressWangaratta, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William Carey, Laceby, Victoria
Enlistment date9 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 3 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 5566 Pte Charles Henry CAREY, 22nd Bn, killed in action, 18 September 1917; 719 Pte Frederick CAREY, 36th Bn, killed in action, 21 January 1917; 6849 Pte James CAREY, 1st Bn, returned to Australia, 22 July 1917; 2585 Pte Thomas Lindsay CAREY MM, 18th Bn, returned to Australia, 20 November 1918; 6778 Pte George Leslie CAREY, 20th Bn/22nd Reinforcements, did not embark overseas.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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