RAFFERTY, James

Service Number –   4214.

Rank –   Private.

Unit / Division –   28th  Battalion.

Enlistment Date – 6  October  1915.

Address on Enlistment –   Roelands,  W. A.

Occupation on Enlistment – Farmer.

Next of Kin on Enlistment –   Father-  Michael  Rafferty,  Mother-  Margaret  Rafferty,  both  of  “ Maxwellfield “, Annan  Road,  Dunfries,  Scotland.

 

Religion –   Roman Catholic.

Embarkation Details – From  Fremantle  on  1  April 1916  on  Transport  ”  Malwa  “.

KIA / Mortally Wounded –

Date –   11  August  1918.

Place –   Harbonnieres,   Somme,   France.

Age at Death –   30.

Burial Location / Commemoration Details –   Heath  Cemetery,  Harbonnieres,  Somme,  France  (  Plot  V,  Row  E,  Grave  No.  16  ).

Panel Number, Roll of Honour (Australian War Memorial) –   114.

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