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James Desmond McCARTHY

Regimental number18707
Place of birthBalmain, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
Address42 Norton Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, D McCarthy, 42 Norton Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceSeveral years in Infantry at Armidale, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 7, Battery 26
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of disease 2 November 1917
Place of death or woundingDied of Illness
Age at death32.10
Place of burialCowley (St. Lawrence) Churchyard (Australian No. 44), Middlesex
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
15
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Daniel and Mary MCCARTHY, Ashfield, Sydney

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