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Thomas DUFFY

Regimental number2694
Place of birthNelligen New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBatemans Bay, South Coast, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinWife, Mrs Jemima Duffy, Comboyne, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 16 June 1917

FateReturned to Australia 5 November 1917

Military Medal

'On 7th June, 1917, during operations south of MESSINES, for untiring energy and devotion to duty whilst acting as stretcher bearer. Under a very enemy barrage he made thrity trips between the front line and the Regimental Aid Post. He rendered great assistance to the wounded. His personal courage and devotion to duty were splendid.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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