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Charles Clark McGIFFIN

Regimental number17121
Place of birthBalfes Creek Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationRailway stationmaster
AddressNyandra, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, James McGiffin, Railway Stationmaster, Oakey, Queensland
Enlistment date8 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameAustralian Wireless Squadron 1, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/16/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mooltan on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Australian Wireless Signal Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 22 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1819 Sergeant James McGIFFIN, 16th Australian Light Railway Operating Company, returned to Australia, 1 July 1919.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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