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Private Francis MCCARTHY, G/27655, 1st  Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly 37213, Worcester Regiment),  killed in action, Flanders France, 26th October 1917, age 28.

15th February 1889, Born, Birmingham, Warwickshire, son of Francis and Florence McCarthy, of 107, Hunters Road, Handsworth, Birmingham, Warwickshire.


1911 Census - South View, Albert Road, Stechford, Solihull - Francis McCarthy, head, age 52, married, private means, born Kingwinford, Staffordshire; Florence McCarthy, wife, age 47, married 23 years, 6 children, 5 still alive, born Handsworth, Staffordshire; Francis McCarthy, son, age 22, single, clerk, money? society, worker, born Aston Manor, Warwickshire; Leonie Dorothy McCarthy, daughter, age 19, single, born Aston Manor, Warwickshire; Blanch McCarthy, daughter, age 17, student, born Aston Manor, Warwickshire; Cyril McCarthy, son, age 16, single, traveller, pen trade, worker, born Aston Manor, Warwickshire; Doris McCarthy, daughter, age 13, school, born Aston Manor, Warwickshire.


Enlisted Birmingham, Warwickshire.

Buried at Hooge Crater Cemetery, VI. K. 9., Belgium.


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