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Joseph CAFFERY

Regimental number2607
Place of birthLethbridge, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Emily Caffery, 11 John Place off Little Malop Street, Geelong, Victoria
Enlistment date5 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2607A
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Corporal
Unit from Nominal RollAnzac Provost Corps
FateReturned to Australia 12 March 1920
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date10 October 1920
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2368 Pte John Joseph CAFFERY, 45th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front, England

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death17 May 1952

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