Regimental number2079
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway employee
AddressMile End, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen McCartney, Gladstone Road, Mile End, South Australia
Enlistment date27 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 February 1917
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 955 Lance Corporal Thomas McCARTNEY, 43rd Bn, returned to Australia, 15 February 1918; 5409 Pte James McCARTNEY, 10th Bn, killed in action, 10 April 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 January 1960