James Edward GRIFFIN

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GRIFFIN, James Edward

Service Number: 109
Enlisted: 24 September 1914, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 7th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Shepton, Mallet, England, Australia, 1893
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Bushman
Died: Killed in action, Gaba Tepe, Gallipoli, 7 July 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 1, Row B, Grave 21 Rev. J.K. Miller officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

24 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 109, 7th Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
20 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 109, 7th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
20 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 109, 7th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Ayrshire, Sydney
7 Jul 1915: Involvement Trooper, SN 109, 7th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John Griffin of Benter, Bath, England formerly of Whitechurch, Manitoba, Canada

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal