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William Edward DUFFY

Regimental number613
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressAlbert Road, Strathfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25.2
Height5' 5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, Wm E Duffy, Albert Road, Strathfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Irish Rifles, Citizen Military Forces; resigned.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 June 1915
Place of enlistmentRandwick, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board TRANSPORT A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date30 November 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Gaika', 12 May 1918; discharged (medically unfit: chronic otitis media), 30 November 1918.

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

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death9 August 1935
Age at death40
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, DUFFY William Edward

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