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John Gordon GAFFNEY

Regimental number53970
Place of birthStrahan Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationIronmoulder
AddressRedfern, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs E G Gaffney, 82 George Street, Redfern, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 April 1918
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNew South Wales Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Feldmarschall on 19 June 1918
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

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