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Alfred George GIFFIN

Regimental number3150
Place of birthMornington Street, Red Hill, Brisbane, Queensland
SchoolIthaca State School, Brsibane, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRed Hill, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs R Giffin, Red Hill, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in Royal Australian Engineers, Volunteers.
Enlistment date18 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 February 1917
Place of death or woundingSommes, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row D, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Rosa GIFFIN, Mornington Street, Red Hill, Queensland

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