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Thomas Edwards GRIFFITHS

Regimental number1946
Place of birthNewcastle Upon Tyne, Scotland
Other NamesWHITING, Thomas Frederick
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinBrother, Samuel Griffiths, 168 Dale Road, Canning Town, London, England
Enlistment date8 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 February 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 20 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Splendid work and devotion to duty. (Ypres 28 September 1916).
Recommendation date: 12 October 1916

Italian Bronze Medal

Conspicuously consistent good work and services at Pozieres.
Recommendation date: 4 February 1917

FateKilled in Action 4 July 1918

The Bronze Medal for Military Valour (Italy)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 174
Date: 11 October 1917

Miscellaneous detailsTrue name: Thomas Frederick WHITING

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