Bryce Robert DUFFY


DUFFY, Bryce Robert

Service Number: 8437949
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: 4th Field Regiment
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, 1984
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Anglican Church Grammar School, Brisbane
Occupation: Soldier
Died: Killed by Afghan National Army soldier, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, 29 October 2011
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Yungaburra Afghanistan Avenue of Honour
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Afghanistan Service

29 Oct 2011: Involvement Australian Army, Captain, SN 8437949, 4th Field Regiment

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Captain joined the Australian Defence Force Academy in January 2003 and completed a Bachelor of Science. He graduated from the Royal Military College in December 2006. He was then posted to 1st Field Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery based in Brisbane.

During Captain Duffy’s service in the Australian Army he deployed on the following operations:

  • Operation SLIPPER (Afghanistan) – January 2010 – October 2010
  • Operation YASI ASSIST (Australia) – February 2011
  • Operation SLIPPER (Afghanistan) – September 2011 – October 2011

Captain Duffy was awarded the following honours and awards:

 - Australian Defence Medal
 - Meritorious Unit Citation – 1st Mentoring Task Force – Afghanistan 20 January to 30 October 2010
 - NATO Non Article 5 Medal with clasp – International Security Assistance Force (ISAF)
 - Afghanistan Campaign Medal
 - Australian Active Service Medal with clasp International Coalition Against Terrorism (ICAT).