Topic: James McCarthy Service No. 39479

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James (Jim) Mccarthy was born on the 13 August 1884 at Brighton, Tiromoana, Buller. At the time of enlistment he was a Farmer at Brighton. Listed as next of kin was his brother John McCarthy who also lived at Brighton. James enlisted on 10 October 1916 and embarked on 16 February 1917 from Wellington with the New Zealand Expeditionary Forces, 22 Regiment, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company. James was killed in action at the age of 32 on 06 July 1917 at Ypres, Belgium. He was the 10th child of Patrick and Margaret McCarthy of Charleston.

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James McCarthy Service No. 39479

First Names:James
Last Name:McCarthy
Place of Birth:Brighton, Tiromoana, Buller