Thomas GRIFFITHS

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GRIFFITHS, Thomas

Service Number: 415
Enlisted: 24 September 1914, Enlisted at Geelong, Victoria
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 9th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Geelong, Victoria, Australia, 1896
Home Town: Geelong, Greater Geelong, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Walkers Ridge, Gallipoli, 30 May 1915
Cemetery: Ari Burnu Cemetery, Gallipoli
Row B, Grave 13 Rev. E. Makeham officiated
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

24 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 415, 9th Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Geelong, Victoria
11 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 415, 9th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
11 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 415, 9th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Karroo, Melbourne
30 May 1915: Involvement Trooper, SN 415, 9th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Edward Griffiths and Christina Griffiths nee Johnson of 281 Myers Street, Geelong, Victoria. Brother of George Griffiths of Brighton Beach who returned to Australia having served with the 2 Field Artillery and died on 21 Deceember 1956 and his plaque is in the Victorian Garden of Remembrance, Victoria and Edward Griffiths of Geelong, Victoria

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal issued to George Griffiths