Patrick Joseph CAREY


CAREY, Patrick Joseph

Service Number: 34
Enlisted: 29 November 1915, Enlisted at Armidale, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 53rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Limbri, Tamworth Municipality - New South Wales, Australia, 1883
Home Town: Limbri, Tamworth Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Belgium, 23 September 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

29 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 34, 33rd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Armidale, NSW
4 May 1916: Involvement Private, SN 34, 33rd Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
4 May 1916: Embarked Private, SN 34, 33rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Marathon, Sydney
16 Oct 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 53rd Infantry Battalion, Transferred from 33rd Battalion to 53rd Battalion
23 Sep 1917: Involvement Private, SN 34, 53rd Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John Carey of Ferguson Street, Glen Innes, NSW

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal