|Place of birth||Bally Bay, Co Monaghan, Ireland|
|Address||Sulphide Hotel, Boolaroo, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||36|
|Next of kin||Brother, Patrick Duffy, W Stanley, Durham, England|
|Previous military service||Served for 4 years, in the 4th Bn, Durham Light Infantry.|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||30th Battalion, B Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/47/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||30th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked HMAT 'Beltana', 9 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 11 December 1915.
Embarked Alexandria on 'Hororata' and proceeded to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 23 June 1916.
Admitted to 8th Stationary Hospital, Wimereux, 20 July 1916 (gun shot wound, shoulder); transferred to No 1 Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 21 July 1916; to Convalescent Depot, Cayeux, 13 August 1916; discharged to No 5 Australian Division Base Depot, Etaples, 17 September 1916; moved out, 30 October 1916, and taken on strength of 30th Bn, 1 November 1916.
Admitted to 3rd Field Ambulance, 10 May 1917, and transferred to Divisional Rest Station for isolation; discharged to unit, 3 June 1917. Admitted to 8th Australian Field Ambulance, 31 August 1917, and transferred to 7th Canadian Stationary Hospital (varicose veins, left foot); to 3rd Canadian General Hospital, Boulogne, 23 September 1917; discharged to details, 27 September 1917; marched into 5th Australian Division Base Depot, Havre, 2 October 1917; classified 'PB', 5 October 1917; moved out, 7 October 1917; marched into 3rd Australian General Hospital for duty, 9 October 1917.
Admitted to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Abbeville, 17 October 1917 (rheumatism); transferred to Ambulance Train, 24 October 1917. Proceeded to England on HS 'Carisbrook Castle', 27 October 1917; admitted to Berrington War Hospital, Shewsbury, 28 October 1917 (myalgia, back); discharged on furlough, 23 November 1917. Marched into No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 8 December 1917 (classified C.1); classified Bla.4, 12 December 1917; marched into Longbridge Overseas Training Brigade, Deverill, 18 December 1917; moved out, 5 January 1918; marched into No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 6 January 1918; classified C.1, 10 January 1918; marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 19 January 1918; marched into No 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 25 January 1918; marched into Bhurtpore Barracks, Tidworth, 5 February 1918; moved out, 16 February 1918; marched into Longbridge Overseas Training Depot, Deverill, 17 February 1918; marched into APC(M), Warminster, 19 February 1918; marched into Longbridge Overseas Training Brigade, Deverill, 15 March 1918; marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 15 August 1918.
Found guilty, 20 August 1918, for failing to salute an officer: Awarded an admonishment.
Commenced return to Australian on HT 'Sardinia', 19 October 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 27 December 1918, for onward travel to 2nd Military District. Discharged as being medically unfit for service, 18 February 1919 (varicose veins).Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, DUFFY Edward|