|Place of birth||Kiama, New South Wales|
|Address||38 Cavendish Street, Highgate Hill, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Sister, Nora Griffin, 38 Cavendish Street, Highgate Hill, Western Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Perth, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||28th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/45/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||32nd Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death from cemetery records||26|
|Place of burial||Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row L, Grave No. 59), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Martin and Mary GRIFFIN|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Fremantle, 18 January 1916.
Found guilty, 14 February 1916, of leaving the troopship without leave: forfeited 5 days' pay.
Disembarked Alexandria, 16 March 1916.
Taken on strength of 32nd Bn, Duntroon Plateau, 5 April 1916.
Admitted No 8 Field Ambulance, Moascar, 10 June 1916 (influenza); discharged, 12 June 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Killed in action, 19 July 1916.
Buried at Eaton Hall Cemetery by Reverend F. C. Ward, 20 July 1916.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, GRIFFIN John James|