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Morris Oswald GRIFFITHS

Regimental number2350
Place of birthPembroke England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFlour miller
Address85 Charles Street, West Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Fred Owen Griffiths, Leywrenny Begelly, Pembroke, Wales
Enlistment date14 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A52 Surada on 16 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Depot Unit of Supply
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distingushed Conduct Medal (Altered to Meritorious Service Medal)


Recommendation date: "7 Decemember 1917"

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31728 (12 January 1920); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 133 (1 April 1920).

FateReturned to Australia 1 June 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be Maurice Ormond Griffiths on NR
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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