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Willam A. McCarey

Sergeant

4th Light Horse Regiment

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Fraxinus Raywoodii
  • Planted By: Cr. Madden
  • Plaque: 461

Additional Info

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Biography

William Alexander McCarey was born in Buninyong but enlisted from Geelong on 18th November 1914. He was 21 years old, single, and a pastrycook. He joined the 4th Light Horse Regiment, with Regimental No. 799." He was killed in action on 4th May 1918 at Gallipoli. His name is on the Jerusalem Memorial, Israel.
Tree No. 461

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour