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Regimental number1267
Place of birthDimboola, Victoria
AddressGreens Creek, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, Robert Draffin, Rupanyup, Victoria
Enlistment date24 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 May 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 365 Pte Albert Victor DRAFFIN, 22nd Bn, died of wounds, 7 August 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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