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John GAFFNEY

Regimental number2148
Place of birthBalmain, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationShearer
AddressBalmain, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Bridget Gaffney, Slade Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 17 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Died 27/7/35
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Bridget FAFFNEY
Other details

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

Date of death27 July 1935
Age at death46
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery, New South Wales

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