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Colin David Griffiths

Portrait, Weekly News, Colin David Griffiths - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Weekly News, Colin David Griffiths - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Colin David AWMM
  • Surname
    Griffiths AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 13691 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    16th April, 1919 Public - Dale - Researcher - 8 November 2017 - Ex Officers' Book, 14th Brigade, N.Z.E.F.I.P.
  • Place of birth
    Timaru, New Zealand Public - Dale - Researcher - 8 November 2017 - Ex Officers' Book, 14th Brigade, N.Z.E.F.I.P.
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM 18 William Street, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs S.V. Griffiths (wife), 4 Craigie Avenue, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 13691 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Shop assistant/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Gordon and Maude Griffiths. Husband of Stephanie Veronica Griffiths, of Mt Roskill.

    Not listed on Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories (checked 28/2/2009) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 October 1943 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery, New Caledonia AWMM 6. 2. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Mt Roskill War Memorial, War Memorial Park, 13 May Road, Mt Roskill, Auckland AWMM

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Sources

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