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Regimental number5878
Place of birthCork, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address17 Francis Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinFriend, E Lynch, C/o A Hordern & Sons Head Office, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 April 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 August 1918
SourcesNAA: B2455, McCARTHY Thomas

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