Service Number: 3112702
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 3rd Cavalry Regiment
Born: East Malvern, Victoria, Australia, 1 September 1944
Home Town: Cheltenham, Bayside, Victoria
Schooling: Highett High School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Australian Army
Died: Killed in Action, South Vietnam, 12 June 1971, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Springvale Garden of Remembrance & Crematorium, Victoria
Banksia - Wall - Row P - Niche 123
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Brighton War Memorial, Grafton Clarence Valley Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Tongala Cavalry Memorial Vietnam 1965-1972
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Vietnam War Service

11 Feb 1969: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Lance Corporal, SN 3112702, 1st Forward Delivery Troop
12 Jun 1971: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Lance Corporal, SN 3112702, 3rd Cavalry Regiment

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"3112702 Lance Corporal John Noel McCarthy, A Squadron 3rd Cavalry Regiment Age 23 from East Malvern VIC. Died 12th June 1971, whilst driving an Armoured Personnel Carrier, "Tango Alpha 84 Bravo" in the Phuoc Tuy - Long Khanh Province border area during Operation "Overlord". John had been attached to HQ 1ATF for a short time during his second tour of duty." - SOURCE (