John Patrick CAFFERY

John Patrick Caffery Photo:
State Library of Queensland
Birthplace
Toowoomba
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Butter Factory Hand
Enlisted
21-September-1916
Place
Toowoomba
Age
18
Status
Single
Service No
6728
Rank
Private
Unit
15th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcements
Embarked
17-November-1916
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Nil
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
Returned to Australia
February 1917
Notes

John Caffrey became ill after leaving Australia and was disembarked in Durban, South Africa, suffering from meningitis. He was transferred to Salisbury Island Hospital at Cape Town for two months, then invalided to Australia and discharged in April 1917.