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Llewellyn Lloyd Griffiths

Portrait, Llewellyn Lloyd Griffiths face only - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Llewellyn Lloyd Griffiths face only - This image may be subject to copyright


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Llewellyn Lloyd AWMM
  • Surname
    Griffiths AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Griff Griffiths AWMM
    • Slim Griffiths AWMM
  • Service number
    • Jayforce 813622 AWMM
    • Jayforce NZ81322 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

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Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
    Hearing, back pains -admitted 6NZGH, Wellington GH, Waikato GH; discharged 13.1.48 AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

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  • National Archives File: Trooper L.L. Griffiths 2 Divisional Cavalry Regiment. Alleged ill-treatment W.A.J 69/4 refers to soldier being confused as one of a party thought to have robbed a train. Sequel to more than fifty pages of archives is evidential in letter from Ministry of Defence to father circa Sept/Oct 1946 and (b) Testimonial from the Colonel of the Regiment 27 July 1949 (a copy of which is attached to the file). The soldier went on to become the Senior officer in charge of Training and Education for Operational Group RNZAF and Officer Commanding Conversion Technical Training Centre for Iroquois, Sioux, P3B Orion and C130 hercules aircraft 1968-70.

    Husband of Elsie (deceased), brother of Gerald, Betty, Margaret AWMM
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  • Death
    15 April 2012 AWMM
    Age 84 AWMM
    WhangaparaoaCape Runaway AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    New Zealand Herald 17 Aril 2012 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
  • References
    • Brocklebank, L.W. (1997). Jayforce : New Zealand and the military occupation of Japan, 1945-48. Auckland, N.Z.: Oxford University Press. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1950). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 16 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1946 to 30th June, 1948). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 16: WW2 50 AWMM
    • Taylor, A. (Ed.). (1995). New Zealand who's who Aotearoa. Auckland, N.Z.: New Zealand Who's Who Publications. AWMM
      NZ Who's Who Aotearoa 1995, p.223 AWMM
    • Taylor, A., & Coddington, D. (1994). Honoured by the Queen : New Zealand : recipients of honours, 1953-1993, and royal appointments to the privy Council, as Queen's Counsel and as Justices of the Peace. Auckland, N.Z.: New Zealand Who's Who Aotearoa Ltd. AWMM
      Honoured by the Queen p.164 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      New Zealand Herald 17 Aril 2012 AWMM
    • Loughnan, R. (1963). Divisional Cavalry. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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