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Harry Hubert GRIFFITHS

Regimental number1138
Place of birthMaffra, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationTelephonist
Address64 Glenhuntly Road, Elsternwick, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Clara Griffiths, 64 Glenhuntly Road, Elsternwick, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date11 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 September 1914
Place of enlistmentEnoggera, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 January 1916
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBrighton Cemetery (Portion Methodist, Plot A, Grave No. 38), Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
56
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Clara GRIFFITHS. Native of Maffra, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Wounded in action, 25 April 1915; admitted to No 2 Australian General Hospital, Egypt; transferred to Convalescent Camp, Zeitoun, 7 May 1915; rejoined unit, Gallipoli, 10 July 1915.

Admitted to 16th Stationary Hospital, Mudros, 13 November 1915 (disordered action of the heart); transferred to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, Cairo, 10 December 1915.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses', 3 January 1916.

Died of phthisis (pulmonary tuberculosis), 5th Australian General Hospital, Melbourne, 16 September 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 September 1916
SourcesNAA: B2455, GRIFFITHS Harry Hubert

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