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William GRIFFITHS

Regimental number2819
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationShoeing smith
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, William Norman Griffiths, Red Hill, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date30 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 1 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Unspecified


Courage and valuable services in carryinig out daring patrols and obtaining valuable information. (Near Le Barque 24-26 February 1917).
Recommendation date: 10 March 1917

FateDied of disease 30 January 1919
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialCharleroi Communal Cemetery (Row R, Grave No. 18), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
56
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary GRIFFITHS, Haughton Street, Red Hill, Brisbane, Queensland

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