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George Henry BUFFERY

Regimental number168
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Auburn, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoatbuilder
AddressArtillery Barracks, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Buffery, Derby Street, Watson's Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery; Served for 5 years in the Garrison Artillery, South Head, New South Wales.
Enlistment date5 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameSiege Artillery Brigade
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialYpres Reservoir Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 63), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
19
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and mary BUFFREY; husband of Mary BUDDFEY, 37 Derby Street, Watson's Bay, New South Wales
Other details

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

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