William Reginald CAREY

CAREY, William Reginald

Service Numbers: 1249, 1108
Enlisted: 22 October 1914, Enlisted at Rosehill, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 4th Infantry Battalion
Born: Emmaville, New South Wales, 1887
Home Town: Emmaville, Glen Innes Severn, New South Wales
Schooling: Emmaville State School, New South Wales
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 1 May 1915
Cemetery: Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli
Plot 111, Row D, Grave 2, Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Emmaville Public School WW1 Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

22 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1249, 4th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Rosehill, NSW
22 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, 1108, 4th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '8' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Themistocles embarkation_ship_number: A32 public_note: ''
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, 1108, 4th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Melbourne
1 May 1915: Involvement Private, 1249, 4th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 1249 awm_unit: 4th Australian Infantry Battalion awm_rank: Private awm_died_date: 1915-05-01

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John Carey and Mary Ann Carey of Emmaville, NSW. Next of kin later changed to his grandmother Mrs Jane Bourke of Hurlstone Park, NSW

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