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William Alexander McCAREY

Regimental number799
Place of birthBuninyong Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPastrycook
AddressMount Bununyong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinWilliam McCarey, Buninyong, Victoria
Enlistment date18 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A13 Katuna on 3 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 4 May 1918
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsJerusalem Memorial, Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
4
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Alexander and Elvina McCAREY, 6 Cunningham Street, South Yarra, Victoria. Native of Buninyong, Victoria

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