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William McCARTHY

Regimental number3620
Place of birthLancashire, England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressHollingwood, Lancashire, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinSister, Miss M McCarthy, 60 Long Lane, Hollingwood, Lancashire, England
Enlistment date28 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 August 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edmund and Mary MCCARTHY
Date of death9 August
Age at death44
Place of burialLayton Cemetery

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