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Griffin Inglis LAUGHTON

Regimental number2749
Place of birthGlenorchy, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressGlenorchy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Laughton, Glenorchy PO, Glenorchy, Victoria
Enlistment date6 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Makarini on 15 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107, 1 June 1917; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169, 4 October 1917.
Recommendation date: 5 March 1917

FateKilled in Action 5 April 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialMillencourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Row A, Grave No. 50), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
142
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Alice LAUGHTON. Native of Glenorchy, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother to James Laughton who served in Gallipoli and step brother to Harley Knights.

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