Bernard GRIFFITHS

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GRIFFITHS, Bernard

Service Numbers: 324, 7011
Enlisted: 6 January 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 18th Infantry Battalion
Born: Halifax, Yorkeshire, 1883
Home Town: Kensington, Randwick, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Optician/Motor Driver
Died: Killed in Action, France, 28 June 1918
Cemetery: Longueau British Cemetery
Plot 11. Row A, Grave 6
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

6 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 324
4 Feb 1916: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 324
18 Jun 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 7011, 18th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Sydney His Attestation paper refers to his previous service in 1915 which was for 12 months
19 Dec 1917: Involvement Private, SN 7011, 18th Infantry Battalion
19 Dec 1917: Embarked Private, SN 7011, 18th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

When enlisting in 1915  he gave his next of kin as Matlida Griffiths of 36 Eagford Road, Arfield, Liverpool, England

Husband of Vera Griffitha of Lisbon Street, Guilford, Sydney, NSW

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

In mid 1923 the Repartiation Department cancelled widow's pension as her mail was being returned and the Department could not locate her