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Owen DUFFY

Regimental number999
Place of birthFalkirk Scotland
SchoolSt Francis Xaiver's Catholic School, Talkirk, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia30
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o T Riley, Alfred Street ,Parramatta, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMrs Jane Duffy, Canteen, Mary Hill Barracks, Glasgow, Scotland
Previous military serviceServed in the 1st Lochian, Territorial Brigade (Edinburgh, Scotland)
Enlistment date7 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 May 1915
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Date of death6 May 1915
Age at death34.11
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row H, Grave No. 108), Egypt.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
32
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Owen and mary Ann DUFFY, 61 Restalrig Road, Leith, Scotland. Native of Falkirk
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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