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Walton Frederick McCarthy

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Portrait from The Weekly News; 16 July 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait from The Weekly News; 16 July 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Walton Frederick AWMM
  • Surname
    McCarthy AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    20242 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    13 March 1916 AWMM Te KuitiWaikato AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 60 Great South Road, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr F.J. McCarthy (father), East Tamaki, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    20242 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Walton McCarthy was the son of Frederick John McCarthy and of Ilma Andria McCarthy (nee McAlley), of Glenbrook, Auckland, New Zealand.

    He was shot in the stomach on 20 May 1941 during the Battle for Crete and later died of his wound. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 May 1941 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    CreteGreece AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Suda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece AWMM 6. A. 10. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Onehunga War Memorial Swimming Pool, Jellicoe Park (off Quadrant Road), Park Gardens, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • I too carry Wally's name as my second name. His family obviously held great respect for him.
    Public - Clarence Walton - Other relative - 25 April 2020
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  • I HAVE MY UNCLES CHRISTIAN NAME AS MY SECOND CHRISTIAN NAME.MY ELDER BROTHER COLIN HAS OUR UNCLES SECOND NAME AS HIS SECOND NAME.WE ARE VERY PRIVELEGED TO CARRY THE MEMORY OF UNCLE WALLY IN A VERY PERSONAL WAY.THE SACRIFICES MADE BY HIM & OTHERS IS UNIMAGINABLE TO ME TODAY.I NEVER NEW UNCLE WALLY BUT I WILL REMEMBER HIM.
    Public - KEVIN WALTON - Other relative - 25 April 2016
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Sources

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25 April 2020Clarence WaltonWaipuOther relative
25 April 2016KEVIN WALTONAUCKLAND NZOther relative

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