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Lucius George CAREY

Regimental number3287
Date of birth18 March 1878
Place of birthCarisbrook, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway employee
Address35 Chessell Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs A Carey, 35 Chessell Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date27 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 March 1918
Family/military connectionsSon: 2601 Pte Barnett Lucius CAREY, 2nd Casualty Clearing Station, returned to Australia, 12th July 1919; Brothers: 49 Cpl Bertram Avenue Shier CAREY, 1st Wing Headquarters, Australian Flying Corps, returned to Australia, 3 December 1918; 5803 Pte Victor Falkland CAREY, 24 Bn, killed in action, 4th October 1917.
Miscellaneous detailsEmbarkation Roll information incorrect as actual age based on DOB supplied by Family Historian is 38.

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