We remember Gilbert Allen Griffiths

We remember Gilbert Allen Griffiths

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Timeline

Timeline

1872
sibling George Henry Griffiths Source:8262484 19th December 1872
1875
sibling Frances Mary Adie Formerly Brooks Griffiths Source:8262484 13th April 1875
1876
sibling Alice Stephens Griffiths Source:8262484 3rd June 1876
1877
sibling Frederick Edmund Griffiths Source:8262484 21st April 1877
1878
sibling Charles Griffiths Source:8262484 12th November 1878
1880
sibling Harold Richard Griffiths Source:8262484 11th July 1880
1882
sibling Florence Evangeline Box Griffiths Source:8262484 11th April 1882
1884
sibling Esther Charlotte Green Griffiths Source:8262484 27th February 1884
1886
birth Wentworth, New South Wales Australia Source:8262484 26th May 1886
1890
sibling Stanley Gordon Griffiths Source:8262484 23rd July 1890
1892
sibling Emma Gertrude Clark Griffiths Source:8262484 15th May 1892
1915
service Australian Imperial Force Private 1276 32nd Australian Infantry battalion Source:8262484 21st July 1915 - 20th July 1916
1915
enlistment Perth Western Australia Australia Source:8679786 21st July 1915
1915
employment Farm Hand Trayning, Western Australia Australia Source:8262484 21st July 1915
1916
dates Age 30 Source:8679790 20th July 1916
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:8679786
theatres Egypt :4 Source:8262484
service Australian Imperial Force 1276 Source:8262484
1916
death Killed in Action Private Griffiths was originally listed missing in 1916, but excavations in 2008 and subsequent DNA testing ascertained his identity. Re-buried with full military honours during 2010. Fromelles, Lille, Department du Nord Pas de Calais France Source:8679790 20th July 1916
burial Fromelles (pheasant Wood) Military Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Fromelles, Lille, Department du Nord France I. E. 8. Source:8679790

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Gilbert Allen
Initials GA
Last Name Griffiths
Source 8262484
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Australian Imperial Force 1276
Australian Imperial Force 1276 32nd Australian Infantry battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sarah Ann Hale mother
Benjamin Henry Griffiths father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
George Henry Griffiths brother 19th December 1872
Frances Mary Adie formerly Brooks nee Griffiths sister 13th April 1875
Alice Stephens nee Griffiths sister 3rd June 1876
Frederick Edmund Griffiths brother 21st April 1877
Charles Griffiths brother 12th November 1878
Harold Richard Griffiths brother 11th July 1880
Florence Evangeline Box nee Griffiths sister 11th April 1882
Esther Charlotte Green nee Griffiths sister 27th February 1884
Stanley Gordon Griffiths brother 23rd July 1890
Emma Gertrude Clark nee Griffiths sister 15th May 1892
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fair Grey Brown
DateHeightSource
1915-07-14 5'7"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1915-07-14 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Official Records

TitleConnected byMore information
Australian ANZACs from the National Archives of Australia
Australian Imperial Force Embarkation Roll 1914-1918 Transcription Anne1202
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Anne1202

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Multimedia

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Private Gilbert Allen Griffiths of the AIF Anne1202
Fromelles Pheasant Wood Military Cemetery Kathy30586
Wagin War Memorial Kathy30586

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