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Norman Samuel CAREY

Regimental number158
Place of birthWest Kentish, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Tasmania
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationDraper
AddressWest Kentish, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Carey, West Kentish, Tasmania
Enlistment date7 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 March 1918
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery, (Plot VII, Row A, Grave No. 43) Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
132
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary CAREY, West Kentish, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrother: 24385 Driver Mervyn Laurence CAREY, 3rd Divisional Trench Mortar Battery, killed in action, 16 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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