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John Clarence GRIFFIN

Regimental number6256
Place of birthBirregurra, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPostal employee
AddressBirregurra PO, Birregurra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Thomas Griffin, Birregurra PO, Birregurra, Victoria
Previous military service71st Infantry
Enlistment date13 September 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Head-Quarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2452 Pte Leonard Stanley GRIFFIN, 9th Depot Unit of Supply, returned to Australia, 19 April 1919.
SourcesNAA: B2455, GRIFFIN John Clarence

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