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Ben DUFFY

Regimental number3306
Place of birthWittlesea, Victoria
SchoolWhittlesea State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPorter
AddressWhittlesea, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J B Duffy, Beach Street, Whittlesea, Victoria
Enlistment date5 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 July 1916
Age at death23.5
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialBrewery Orchard Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 8), Bois-Grenier, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
72
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Margaret DUFFY. Native of VIctoria
Family/military connectionsCousin who served the full time of the Great War.

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