Thomas Joseph CAFFREY

CAFFREY, Thomas Joseph

Service Number: 26798
Enlisted: 22 February 1916, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 12th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Nhill, Victoria, Australia, 1885
Home Town: Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Horse Dealer
Died: Heidleberg, Victoria, 28 April 1962, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Fawkner Memorial Park Cemetery, Victoria
Roman Catholic area, Row A, Grave 135A. Interred on 1 May 1962
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World War 1 Service

22 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Driver, 26798, 3rd Divisional Ammunition Column, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
4 Aug 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Gunner, 12th Field Artillery Brigade
29 Aug 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Driver, 3rd Divisional Ammunition Column
7 Sep 1916: Involvement Driver, 26798, 3rd Divisional Ammunition Column, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '22' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Port Sydney embarkation_ship_number: A15 public_note: ''
7 Sep 1916: Embarked Driver, 26798, 3rd Divisional Ammunition Column, HMAT Port Sydney, Melbourne
4 Oct 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Gunner, 26798, 12th Field Artillery Brigade , Discharged at the 3rd Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Michael Joseph Caffrey and Jane Caffrey nee Wilkie if Nhill, Victoria

Husband of Myrtle Mary Caffrey nee Smith of Argyle Square, Carlton, Victoria. During 1912c Thomas married Mary in Victoria

Commenced return to Australia on 1 July 1919 aboard HT Frankfurt disembarking on the 20 August 1919

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal