Rank: Private; later Lance Sergeant

Regimental Number: 6810

Place of Birth: Scotland

Address: Victoria Park, Perth,
Western Australia

Next of Kin: Father, Mr Thomas Rafferty,
20 Teddington Road, Victoria Park, Perth, Western Australia

Enlistment Date: 7 August 1916

Unit Name: 11th Battalion

Date of Death: 12 June 1966

Cause of Death: Not Known. He was 76 years old

Place of Death: Inglewood, Perth,
Western Australia

Year of Photo: 1916

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James Rafferty at the age of 28 married in France to a Drapery Saleswomen by the name of Marion Mair Cameron she was also 28 at the time.
Military medal: At BULLECOURT on 11th April 1917 for gallant conduct and devotion to duty during the attack and occupation of the HINDENBURG LINE. When the order to retire was given he fell back in good order with his men, but seeing a wounded officer in a shell hole near enemy wire he remained until dark and carried him in to safety.
Brother: Commissioned Lieutenant, Rafferty, Robert Scott
Brother: Sergeant, Rafferty, Thomas