McCARTHY, Michael

Service Number –   131.

Rank –   Private.

Unit / Division –   28th  Battalion.

Enlistment Date –   27  February  1915.

Address on Enlistment –   Meekatharra,  W. A.

Occupation on Enlistment –   Miner.

Next of Kin on Enlistment –   Father-  H. P. McCarthy,  Kinsale,  County  Cork,  Ireland.

 

Religion –   Roman  Catholic.

Embarkation Details –   From  Fremantle  on  29  June  1915  on  HMAT  A11  “  Ascanius  “.

KIA / Mortally Wounded –

Date –   21  May  1918.

Place –   Villers – Brettoneux,  Somme,  France.

Age at Death –   29.

Burial Location / Commemoration Details –   Australian  National  Memorial,  Villers – Brettoneux,  Somme,  France.  (  No  Known  Grave  ).

Panel Number, Roll of Honour (Australian War Memorial) –   103.

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