|Place of birth||Aughalatty near Carygart, Co Donegal, Ireland|
|Address||Boulder Block, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||30|
|Next of kin||Father, E Duffy, Aughalatty Carygart, County Donegal, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Served in the Highland Light Infantry Volunteers, Glasgow, Scotland.|
|Place of enlistment||Blackboy Hill, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||16th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/33/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||16th Battalion|
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Taken on strength, 8th Reinforcement, 16th Bn. 23 October 1915, at Mudros. Disembarked Alexandria, 31 December 1915 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force; disembarked Marseilles, 9 June 1916. On 11 August 1916 Wounded in action, France, 9 June 1916 (shell shock and multiple bruises); rejoined Bn. in the field, 11 September 1916. On 16 February 1917, detached from the 16th Bn. to the 4th Australian Light Trench Mortar Battery, 16 February 1917. 27 March 1917,
Admitted to the 14th Australian Field Ambulance VD Hospital, 27 March 1917; transferred to 51st General Hospital, and discharged, 1 May 1917; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 36 days.
On detachement to the 4th Light Trench Mortar Battery from 17 June 1917.
Promoted Lance Corporal, 12 September 1917; and transferred to the 4th Australian Light Trench Mortar Battery from 16th Bn. Promoted to Corporal, 4 April 1918.
Awarded Military Medal.
Returned to hospital in France, 3 October 1918.
Discharged in London (demobilised), 12 March 1919.Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, DUFFY Michael|