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Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne
Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne

Duffy, Arthur Patrick (4101)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 19 years 7 months

Enlistment Details: Thursday, 15 July 1915 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 4101            view online service record

21 Brighton Street
Richmond, VIC

Next of Kin:
Alice Duffy (mother)
21 Brighton Street
Richmond, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Tuesday, 7 March 1916
Ship: HMAT Wiltshire A18
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 22nd Infantry Battalion – 10th Reinforcements

KIA: Saturday, 5 August 1916
Place: France

Arthur Patrick Duffy. AWM DA14103.

Private, 22 Infantry, killed in action 5 August, 1916, France, aged 28, commemorated Serre Road Cemetery No 2, Beaumont Hamel, Picardie, France.

Born North Melbourne (circular), Port Melbourne (attestation), educated St Ignatius RC, Richmond. Enlisted as a 26-year-old tailor’s cutter from Richmond and that was shown by his mother as her late son’s closest place of association, she was still shown there in correspondence as late as 1936.

Additional research by Brian Membrey

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