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John DUFFY

Regimental number554
Place of birthHamilton Scotland
ReligionBaptist
OccupationDrill Instructor
AddressKerferd Road, Albert Park, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs Duffy, 9 Kerferd Road, Albert Park, Victoria
Enlistment date6 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentRegimental Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Companion of the Distinguished Service Order


Recommendation date: 6 January 1919

Mention in Despatches


New Year's Honours List 1919. Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).
Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 1 July 1919
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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