Roll of Honour Peter James McCarthy

Rank Captain
Unit Royal Australian Corps of Transport
Service Australian Army
Conflict/Operation United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO) 1948 -
Conflict Eligibility Date Middle East, 1948 - (UNTSO; Operation Paladin)
Date of Death 12 January 1988
Place of Death Lebanon
Cause of Death Killed by landmine
Cemetery or Memorial Details Garden of Remembrance, Woden Cemetery, Woden, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Source AWM file

Location on the Roll of Honour

Peter James McCarthy's name is located at panel 1 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).


Personal Service Records

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War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour name projection

Peter James McCarthy's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Tue 25 April 2023 at 10:33pm

These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.