The AIF Project


Regimental number6808
Place of birthSwansea England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCook's Hill, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinWife, Mrs Jessie Griffen, 179 Darby Street, Cook's Hill, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 16 July 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 April 1918
Family/military connectionsSon: 6803 Pte John Mortimer GRIFFEN, 35th Bn, died of wounds, 10 May 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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