Ambrose James GRIFFIN

Regimental number30684
Place of birthHammond, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMotor mechanic
AddressHammond, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 11.75"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinFather, T Griffin, Hammond, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 March 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 1 February 1918
Discharge date12 July 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Balmoral Castle', 1 February 1918; discharged (medically unfit: wounded, shell shock), Adelaide, 12 July 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GRIFFIN Ambrose James