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Robert Emmett GAFFNEY

Regimental number6326
Place of birthClunes Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPipefitter
AddressLaverton, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Gaffney, Clunes, Victoria
Enlistment date20 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 23 December 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll6427A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2822 Pte Ritson Miles GAFFNEY, 44th Bn, returned to Australia, 3 September 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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