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Bernard Augustine GRIFFITH

Regimental number3848
Date of birth15 April 1872
Place of birthCo Donegal, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
Addressc/o T Hayes, 162 Kent Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation44
Height5' 8.5"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinSon, Patrick Joseph Griffith, c/o Mrs Alice Loveridge, Nelson Street, Annandale, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 January 1917
Place of enlistmentTownsville, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/16/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 13 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1917
Discharge date16 February 1918
Other details

War service: England

Embarked Sydney, 14 June 1917; disembarked Liverpool, England, 26 August 1917; marched in to Pioneer Training Bn, Fovant, 27 August 1917. Marched in to No 2 command Depot, Weymouth, 5 October 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Anchises', 1 November 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 3 January 1918, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged, Brisbane, 16 February 1918 (disability: senility).

Medal: British War Medal

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