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William McCARTHY

Regimental number639
Place of birthDalby Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressGraham's Valley, via Glencoa, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMrs Elizabeth Jay, Ben Lomond, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 19 December 1914
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBeersheba War Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 14), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
180
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Florence and Elizabeth MCCARTHY, Ben Lomond, New South Wales

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