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Sydney George McCARTHY

Regimental number6976
Place of birthAnnandale, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolAnnandale Superior Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address112 Annandale Street, Annandale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, George Frederick McCarthy, 112 Annandale Street, Annandale, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Commonwealth Citizen Froces Area 31A.
Enlistment date5 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Australian Railway Supply Detachment (11th A.S.C.), 7th Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT P&O Persia on 10 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Depot Unit of Supply, Aust.Army Service Corps
FateDied of wounds 20 December 1917
Age at death22.3
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialDunkerque Town Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of George Frederick and Clara McCarthy, 152 Annandale Street, Annandale, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother of 1160 Pte O. McCarthy killed in action 4 May 1917

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