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Michael CAREY

Regimental number3023
Place of birthSouth Brisbane, Queensland
SchoolMoore State School, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTeamster
AddressTaromeo, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Michael Carey, Collington Station, Queensland
Enlistment date2 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 13 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death26
Place of burialNine Elms British Cemetery (Plot V, Row B, Grave No. 6) Poperinghe, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
135
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Catherine CAREY, Ivory's Creek, Toogoolawah, Queensland. Native of South Brisbane
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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