McCARTHY, Timothy
(Service number 9/1322)

First Rank Trooper Last Rank


Date 8 October 1891 Place of Birth Oamaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Glenavy
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin P. McCARTHY (father), Glenavy, South Canterbury
Religion Roman Catholic
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 6th Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Special Squadrons
Date 14 August 1915
Transport Tofua
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 10 June 1953 Age 61 yrs
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section; Row 9; Plot 1322
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Son of Patrick McCARTHY & Minnie nee MORRISSEY, of Glenavy. Brother of Eugene Francis McCARTHY who was killed in action in 1917 in Belgium. Brothers Edward Thomas & John Patrick McCARTHY also served in WWI.


Cenotaph Database [01 November 2013]; TDC headstone image, Timaru Cemetery [01 November 2013]; Timaru Herald, 13 October 1919 (Papers Past) [01 November 2013].

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