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Ritson Miles GAFFNEY

Regimental number2822
Place of birthClunes Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
AddressArdath, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Gaffney, Talbot Road, Clunes, Victoria
Enlistment date13 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 29 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6326 Pte Robert Emmett GAFFNEY, 28th Bn, returned to Australia, 23 September 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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