John (Mac) MCCARTHY

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MCCARTHY, John

Service Number: 684
Enlisted: 12 January 1917
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 42nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Ardfert, Kerry, Ireland, 27 April 1879
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Carrier
Died: Killed in Action, France, 6 September 1918, aged 39 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, East Brisbane War Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

12 Jan 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 684, 12th Machine Gun Company
21 Jun 1917: Involvement Private, SN 684, 12th Machine Gun Company
21 Jun 1917: Embarked Private, SN 684, 12th Machine Gun Company, HMAT Suevic, Melbourne
6 Sep 1918: Involvement Private, SN 684, 42nd Infantry Battalion

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