Goldfields Involvement, 1854
Gaffney was a private in the 12th Regiment (Reg. No. 2040), who was stationed at Ballarat during the third muster. According to the Regimental Pay List he was in hospital for twenty-two days, and on sick report. 
Post 1854 Experiences
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- Wickham, D., Gervasoni, C. & Phillipson, W., Eureka Research Directory, Ballarat Heritage Services, 1999.