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Gerald Redmond GRIFFITH

Regimental number450
Place of birthFootscray, Victoria
SchoolMoonee Ponds State School, Victoria
Other trainingChemistry student, Working Men's College
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationChemist, analyst
AddressMilton Street, Ascot Vale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMrs D J Griffith, Milton Street, Ascot Vale, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Forces, 58th Battalion (Essendon Rifles)
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 May 1915
Date of death11 May 1915
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialLancashire Landing Cemetery (Row E, Grave No. 58), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Daniel John and Emily GRIFFITH, of 13 Milton Street, Ascot Vale, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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