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Michael Joseph CARBERRY

Regimental number7636
Place of birthClonee, Dublin, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHairdresser
AddressNambour, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 3"
Weight122 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Jane Carberry, Nambour, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Royal Imperial Yeomanry, Glasgow (time expired).
Enlistment date4 May 1917
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularRoll of Honour Circular completed by Mrs Mary J Carberry, widow, Macartney Street, Paddington, Queensland (1930)
FateKilled in Action 9 June 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death9 June 1918
Age at death35
Place of burialCorbie Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot 2, Row E, Grave No. 65), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
75
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 14 June 1917; disembarked Liverpool, England, 26 August 1917, and marched same day into 3rd Training Bn, Durrington; marched into 1st Training Bn, Sutton Veny, 8 November 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 23 January 1918, taken on strength, 15th Bn, 29 January 1918.

Killed in action, France, 9 June 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CARBERRY Michael Joseph

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