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Edward Appleby GAFFNEY

ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationDraper
AddressJackson Street, Eagle Junction, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, E Gaffney, Jackson Street, Eagle Junction, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military service1st A F A Brigade
Enlistment date12 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 12 April 1919
Other details

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

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