George Harold GRIFFITHS

GRIFFITHS, George Harold

Service Number: 6579
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 7th Field Ambulance
Born: Bromborough Pool, Birkenhead, Cheshire, England, 20 June 1892
Home Town: Rockhampton, Rockhampton, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Heart Failure, Murwillumbah, New South Wales, New South Wales, Australia, 6 August 1991, aged 99 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

30 Dec 1915: Involvement Private, 6579, 7th Field Ambulance, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '22' embarkation_place: Brisbane embarkation_ship: HMAT Itonus embarkation_ship_number: A50 public_note: ''
30 Dec 1915: Embarked Private, 6579, 7th Field Ambulance, HMAT Itonus, Brisbane
4 Aug 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 6579, 7th Field Ambulance, Battle for Pozières , 4 August 1916 George was seriously injured whilst attempting to rescue injured soldiers.Transferred to No.1 Military Hospital in Boulogne then transferred to Emergency Hospital in Tankerton, Kent, England. February 2017 returned to Australia on Hospital Ship HMS Karoola and Discharged from army in June 1917 as physically unfit.

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