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Charles McCARTHY

Regimental number955
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBushman
AddressJ. Bourke, Surah, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMrs Annie McCarthy, Crystal Brook, South Australia
Enlistment date24 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Newcastle, New South Wales, on board HMAT 157 Malakuta on 22 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 3138 (5 June 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113 (6 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 24 July 1919
Other details

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

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