William Dennis Leslie (William Denis Leslie) MCCARTHY

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MCCARTHY, William Dennis Leslie (William Denis Leslie)

Service Number: 1394
Enlisted: 26 October 1914, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW Later issued with service number 1278
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Infantry Battalion
Born: Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, 1889
Home Town: Newcastle, Hunter Region, New South Wales
Schooling: Cooks Hill School, New South Wales
Occupation: Fibrous Builder
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli Peninsula, Dardanelles Turkey, 18 May 1915
Cemetery: Courtney’s and Steel's Post Cemetery
Special Memorial, Grave 48 Headstone Inscription "THEIR GLORY SHALL NOT BE BLOTTED OUT"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Balmain War Memorial, Newcastle (Gardner Memorial) War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

26 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1394, 1st Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW Later issued with service number 1278
11 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1394, 1st Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
11 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1394, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Bee, Sydney
18 May 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 1394, 1st Infantry Battalion, Killed in action

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Biography contributed by Daryl Jones

Son of Denis and Catherine McCARTHY, of Brixton Park St., Canterbury, New South Wales. Native of Newcastle.

Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Brother of Florence McCarthy, Reid Park, Newcastle, NSW

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal