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John William CAREY

Regimental number1803
Place of birthCarlton, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBarman
Address'Bendigo' 126 Lee Street, Carlton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, J William Carey, Dover Hotel, Lygon Street, Carlton, Victoria
Enlistment date28 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 29 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled accidentally 14 September 1917
Place of burialSt. Pol communal Cemetery Extension (Row G, Grave No. 24), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
71
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Jeremiah and Sarah Carey. Native of Carlton, Melbourne,

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