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James McCARTHY

Regimental number886
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Mrs Ivy McCarthy, 6 Batty Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMrs Vand Molt, Dandely Street, Trangie, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 17 March 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Company Engineers
FateKilled in Action 13 July 1917
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot IX, Row C, Grave No. 3), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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