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Charles Mccarthy

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Mccarthy AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 2417 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    ReeftonWest Coast Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Reefton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Hannah McCarthy, 188 Townsend Road, Subiaco, Western Australia AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 10 May 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2417 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
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  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 7.25" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      164 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 1 August 1915; taken on strength, 11th Bn, Gallipoli, 4 August 1915.

    Admitted to 2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance, 29 September 1915 (cold and debility); discharged to duty, 1 October 1915; rejoined unit, 2 October 1915.

    Admitted to 3rd Field Ambulance, 29 October 1915 (typhoid), and transferred same day to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station, and then to Hospital Ship; to General Hospital, Gibraltar, 7 November 1915 (dysentery); to Convalescent Depot, Gibraltar, 15 November 1915; to England, 22 November 1915, and admitted to Beaufort War Hospital, Fishponds, Bristol, 28 November 1915. Discharged to Australian Intermediate Base, Abbey Wood, 4 January 1916.

    Tried by District Court Martial, 3 November 1916, on two charges: (1) Absent without leave from 5 May until apprehended at 12.40 am, 22 September 1916; (2) Losing, by neglect, his clothing and regimental necessities in that he at Australian Intermediate Base, Abbey Wood, on or about 4 May 1916 was deficient of Breeches pairs one 13/5, Brush tooth one 3d, Razor one 1/9, Badges 4/10d, Boots two pairs 28/2, U/pants pairs two 8/-, Pantaloons one pair 18/5, Shirt one 5/9, Socks pairs two2/2, Singlet one 4/-, Towel one 11 1/2d, Knife one 4 1/2d, Fork one 4 1/2d, Spoon one 5 1/2d: Total value ₤4-9-11. Found guilty on both charges: awarded 12 months' imprisonment with hard labour, and stoppage of pay until deficiency made good. Total forfeiture of pay: 363 days'.

    Unexpired portion of sentence of 6 months remitted, 12 March 1917.

    Proceeded overseas to France, 4 June 1917; rejoined 11th Bn, in the field, 27 June 1917.
    On leave to United Kingdom, 16 June 1918; rejoined Bn from leave, 3 July 1918.

    Embarked for England for return to Australia, 17 January 1919.

    Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board HT 'Kildonian Castle', 21 March 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 27 April 1919; discharged, Perth, 5 May 1919. AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

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