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John Richard McCARTHY

Regimental number337
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolFort St School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address5 Christie Street, Glebe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A McCarthy, 40 Gloucester Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Australian Rifles and Australian Field Artillery.
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 17 August 1917
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialReninghelst New Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 23), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary MCCARTHY

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