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James Hilton DUFFY

Regimental number821
Date of birth14 June 1885
Place of birthEvandale, Tasmania
SchoolEvandale State School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCordial manufacturer
AddressEvandale, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, James Duffy, Evandale, Tasmania
Enlistment date16 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularName recorded as Erskin James Hilton DUFFY on Roll of Honour Circular.
FateKilled in Action 9 April 1918
Place of death or woundingMericourt, France
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialMericourt L'Abbe Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
58
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Margaret DUFFY, Evandale, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3513 Sapper Bernard Montrose DUFFY, Australian Corps Engineers Troop, returned to Australia, 13 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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