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William Reginald CAREY

Regimental number1108
Place of birthEmmaville, New South Wales
SchoolEmmaville Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressHurlstone Park, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMrs W D Bourke, Hurlstone Park, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 May 1915
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 2), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: the late John and Mary Anne Carey. Native of Emmaville, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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