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Francis William CAREY

Regimental number1216
Place of birthMordialloc Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMachinist
Address145 Buckley Street, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, Henry B Carey, 145 Buckley Street, Footscray, Victoria
Enlistment date30 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 5 July 1918
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No 18) Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
16
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Mary Carey. Native of Melbourne

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