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Regimental number3657
Date of birth25 September 1887
Place of birthTibooburra, New South Wales
SchoolState School, Tibooburra, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNocundra Hotel, Nocundra, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinSister, Mrs. Ann McCarthy, Nocundra Hotel, Nocundra, Queensland
Enlistment date29 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 July 1918
Age at death30
Place of burialLonguenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery (Plot V, Row D, Grave 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mrs W.H. (Jane) RICHARDS, of Nocundra, Queensland.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3202 Private Daniel Norman McCARTHY, 52nd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement, returned to Australia 15 September 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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