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Ernest Griffiths

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Memorial plaque for HE Griffiths s/n 12/1424 from Waikaraka Cemetery, Auckland, . No Known Copyright.

Memorial plaque for HE Griffiths s/n 12/1424 from Waikaraka Cemetery, Auckland, . No Known Copyright …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest AWMM
  • Surname
    Griffiths AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Hugh AWMM
    • Hugh Ernest Miller AWMM
    • Hugh Ernest Miller Griffiths AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/1424 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 March 1887 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 32 Clarence Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Griffiths, 32 Clarence Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 14 December 1914 AWMM Single AWMM
      John Griffiths, 32 Clarence Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand (father) AWMM
    • 1918 AWMM Married AWMM
      Adeline Vazey Griffiths AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/1424 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
    WW1 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
    17 November 1918 AWMMDied of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    died from influenza and pneumonia at the Auckland Hospital on 17th November AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Hugh Griffiths was the son of John and Elizabeth Griffiths; husband of Adeline Vazey Griffiths, of 32 Clarence St., Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand. Served in Egypt, 1915-16, at Gallipoli and on the Western Front, 1916. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 November 1918 AWMM
    Age 31 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikaraka Cemetery, 1 Alfred Street, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Area 1, Block B, Grave 48. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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02 May 2016AllanRotoruaResearcher

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