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John Francis GIFFARD

Regimental number1524
Place of birthEngland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressUpper Davey Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs Eva Giffard c/o Mrs. Milles, Upper Davey Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date8 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 January 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Sarah GIFFARD. Plaque in Hobart Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death1 January 1933
Age at death43
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania

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