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Thomas Ernest Charles GRIFFIN

Regimental number2643
Place of birthTeesdale Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOrchardist
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Frederick Charles Griffin, PO Teesdale, Teesdale, Victoria
Enlistment date21 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIV, Row G, Grave No. 14A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
115
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Susan GRIFFIN, Teesdale, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsAddress incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Teasdale.

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