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John Martin McCARTHY

Regimental number13456
Place of birthLexton, Victoria
SchoolLexton State School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMotor driver
AddressLeonara, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John McCarthy, Sandstone, Western Australia
Enlistment date27 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameAuxiliary Mechanical Transport Company Section 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/113/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Motor Transport Company
FateDied of wounds 26 October 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death21.5
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXII, Row C, Grave No. 14A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Ada MCCARTHY. Native of Lexton, Victoria

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