Daniel Norman Duffy


Sep 14, 1889

Born at Rochester NY, USA


Mar 30, 1916

Attested at Bowmanville, 136th Battalion

  • No. 805693

  • Next of Kin given as William Joseph Duffy, 31 Bloomfield Ave. Toronto ON, brother (later changed to 49 Greenwood Ave, Toronto)

  • occupation given as Electrical Superintendent


Sep 25, 1916

Embarked SS Corsican at Halifax for England


Oct 1, 1916

Promoted to Acting Sgt while on board SS Corsican


Oct 6, 1916

Disembarked SS Corsican at Liverpool, England – reverts to permanent rank – SOS 136th Bttn and TOS 39th Bttn at West Sandling Camp


Oct 30, 1916

Pay assigned to Miss Mary Jane Duffy, Green street Coburg ON (foster mother) $25/mo


Nov 14, 1916

Appointed Acting L/Cpl at West Sandling Camp


Jan 1, 1917

SOS 39th Bttn and TOS 6th Reserve Bttn at Shorncliffe


Mar 17, 1917

Promoted to Acting Cpl at Seaford


Nov 13, 1917

Reverts to permanent rank at own request in order to proceed overseas


Nov 14, 1917

Posted to 21st Battalion


Nov 17, 1917

Arrived Can Corps Rein Camp


Dec 2, 1917

Joined 21st Battalion in the field


Mar 30, 1918

Awarded Good Conduct Badge in the field


Sep 27, 1918

Posted to Eastern Ontario Regiment Depot at Seaford pending commission.


Oct 1, 1918

Appointed acting Sgt with pay (noted as Cadet)


Oct 4, 1918

On command to 1st Reserve Bttn at Seaford pending commission


Nov 26, 1918

Ceases on command to 1st Reserve Bttn on posting to 6th Reserve Bttn at Witley


Dec 19, 1918

On command 3rd Reserve Bttn


Mar 4, 1919

SOS 3rd Reserve Bttn on proceeding to Canada


Mar 16, 1919

Discharged from 3rd Canadian Reserve Battalion at Toronto ON – Rank, Cadet – Class A Service Badge Class A, No. 232404 

Seen here with his son Paul on his arrival home from WW2

Mount Hope Cemetery
Toronto ON


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