William Godfrey CARNEY

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CARNEY, William Godfrey

Service Number: 7459
Enlisted: 16 March 1917, Enlisted at Sydney
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 34th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1895
Home Town: Mosman, Municipality of Mosman, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Boiler Scaler
Died: Died of wounds, France, 8 May 1918
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

16 Mar 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 7459, 13th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Sydney
10 May 1917: Involvement Private, SN 7459, 13th Infantry Battalion
10 May 1917: Embarked Private, SN 7459, 13th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Marathon, Sydney
21 Nov 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 34th Infantry Battalion, Transferred from the 13th Battalion to the 34th Battalion, in the field
6 May 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 7459, 34th Infantry Battalion
8 May 1918: Involvement Private, SN 7459, 34th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Joh William and Mary Ellen Carney of 'Illinois', 42 Vesta Street, Mosman, NSW

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also Served in the Militia for 2 years