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William John Griffiths

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Portrait of Private William John Griffiths, Auckland Weekly News, 26 August 1915, Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19150826-39-32. Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William John AWMM
  • Surname
    Griffiths AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 12/1084 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Wesleyan AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Victoria Avenue, Eden Terrace, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs W.J. Griffiths (wife), care of W. Mann, Mars Avenue, Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Married/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/1084 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Painter/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Griffiths was the son of Walter and Agnes Griffiths, of Timaru; husband of Maud Griffiths, of Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    18 August 1915 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt AWMM J. 66. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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