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Claude TIFFIN

Regimental number4602
Place of birthGeorge Town, Tasmania
Other NamesTiffen, Claud
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressDerby, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 8"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs K Tiffin, Derby, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 October 1915
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 February 1916
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 November 1918
Date of death19 May 1919
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialCarr Villa Cemetery (Plot B 5, Grave No. 290), Launceston, Tasmania
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
149
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, Launceston, TAS.
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Gaika', 8 November 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 29 December 1918, for onward travel to Hobart; died before discharge.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
SourcesNAA: B2455, TIFFIN Claude

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