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David Edgar GRIFFITHS

Regimental number1530
Place of birthWaratah Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressDeloraine, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Benjamin Griffiths, Deloraine, Tasmania
Enlistment date6 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 28 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of disease 23 January 1919
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialMaubeuge (Sois-le-Bois) Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 14)
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
17
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Benjamin and Ellen GRIFFITHS, High Plains, Deloraine, Tasmania. Native of Waratah, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3659 Pte Frank George GRIFFITHS, 26th Bn, killed in action, 29 July 1916.

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