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James David LAFFERTY

Regimental number316
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
SchoolSt Josephs (Catholic) School, Glasgow
Age on arrival in Australia13
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressPO, Geraldton, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinJohn Lafferty, George Street, North Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date9 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 31 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death1 August 1915
Age at death43
Family/military connectionsHis brother John Lafferty was killed in action serving in the 16th Battalion. His brother William Lafferty returned after 3 1/2 years service with 28th Battalion.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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