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James Hugh GAFFNEY

Regimental number993
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
OccupationCommercial traveller
Address175 Gover Street, North Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 10"
Weight153 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Gaffney, Jackson Street, Eagle Junction, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years 8 months in the Naval Reserve.
Enlistment date2 September 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 August 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Records show died 4/6/19, Brisbane, Queensland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GAFFNEY James Hugh

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