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Michael Henry McCARTHY

Regimental number1896
Place of birthBerry, New South Wales
SchoolWarwick State School, Quuensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTimber squarer
AddressBarakula via Chinchilla, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs Beatrice McCarthy, Pittsworth, Queensland
Enlistment date17 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/16/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Malwa on 22 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 19 April 1917
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialGaza War Cemetery (Plot XII, Row C, Grave No. 9), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Mary MCCARTHY; husband of Beatrice MCCARTHY, Henry Street, Wynnum, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 911 Pte John McCARTHY, 11th Light Horse Regiment, killed in action, 25 September, 1918.

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