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Reginald CAREY

Regimental number2574
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
Other NamesReginald Richard
SchoolWoollahra Superior Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address47 Higholborn Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMrs L Brown, 20 Taylor Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 December 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground (Plot III, Row, L, Grave NO. 19), Grass Lane, Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
177
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Foster son of Mrs I.C. Tuck, 'Grantmere', 19 Hough Street, Waverley, New South Wales. Native of Sydney
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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