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Richard GAFFNEY

Regimental number6186
Place of birthNorth Fitzroy Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
Address18 Walter Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother-in-Law, Mrs Elizabeth Beernaert, Walter Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 January 1918

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