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Herbert GILFOY

Regimental number2641
Place of birthBarton on Humber, Lincolnshire, England
SchoolElementary School, England
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressYarram Yarram, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Timothy Gilfoy, Barton on Humber, Lincolnshire, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialCalais Southern Cemetery (Plot W, Row C, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
167
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Timothy and Ellen GILFOY, 55 Newport Street, Bartan-on-Humber, Lincolnshire
Family/military connectionsNil

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