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08-January-2014
08-January-2014
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Plaque commemorates Henry Harold MacCarthy who was a 19 year old Squatter from Bothwell.  He enlisted on 16 December 1914 and was killed in action at Pozieres in France on 23 July 1916 during World War One.

Notification has been received by Mr H. MacCarthy, of The Hermitage, Bothwell, that his only son, Lieutenant Henry Harold MacCarthy has been killed at Pozieres. Lieutenant MacCarthy first joined the 6th Light Horse as a trooper, and was wounded at Gallipoli. He was 20  years of age. He was subsequently transferred to the artillery, and received his commission. Mrs. and Miss MacCarthy are both engaged in war work in England.
The North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times (Tas), 14th August 1916.

Location

Address:Market Place & Highland Lakes Road, St Michaels & All Angels Anglican Church, Bothwell, 7030
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.383806
Long: 147.008237
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military

Dedication

Front Inscription

To the glory of God and in loving memory of Henry Harold MacCarthy, Lieut; 4th Batt. A. I. F.

Enlisted as Trooper 6th Light Horse Dec 1914.

Wounded in Gallipoli, 1915

Fell at Pozieres, France, 23rd July 1916
Aged 21 Years

"Faithful unto Death." Rev. 11.10

Source: MA
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