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Harry Hawthorn GRIFFITHS

Regimental number3835
Place of birthPreston, Victoria
SchoolPublic School
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBrickmaker
AddressCondobolin, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, T Griffiths, Condobolin, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialGordon Dump Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 22), Ovillers-La Boiselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
82
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Mary GRIFFITHS, Wellington, New South Wales. Native of Preston, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GRIFFITHS Harry Hawthorn

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