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John Joseph CAFFERY

Regimental number2368
Place of birthDubbo, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressMinore Street, Nyngan, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30.5
Height5' 5.75"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs C Collett, Minore Street, Nyngan, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 May 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 14 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Discharge date4 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2607 2nd Corporal Joseph CAFFERY, Anzac Provost Corps, returned to Australia, 12 March 1920.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Napier', 12 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 4 September 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CAFFERY John Joseph

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