William Henry Charles Griffin 1a

Birth Name Griffin, William Henry Charles 2a 3 4
Gramps ID P63
Gender male
Age at Death 20 years, 9 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Burial   Templeux-le-Guerard, Somme, Picardie, France Templeux-le-Guerard Communal Cemetery Extension
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Birth 1898-09-26 South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia  
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Occupation 1917-08-00 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Ironworker
 
Military Service 1917-08-25 Victoria, Australia Fills out AIF enlistment. Needs parental consent but mother refuses so has sister, Evelina, forge consent of his mother.
 
Residence 1917-08-25 Chelsea, Victoria, Australia Ella Grove, residence on AIF enlistment form
 
Military Service 1917-09-10 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Joined AIF. Enlistment form signed 25 Aug 1917. 23rd Infantry Battalion, 20th Reinforcement, Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917. 23rd formed part of the 6th Brigade, attached to the 2nd Division.
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Death 1918-10-05 Beaurevoir, Aisne, Picardie, France "D/Wds.5-10-18 dtls D/B" Buried Templeaux Le Guirand communal cemetery extension 9 3/4 miles N.W. of St. Quentin - place of death not stated. Cert. by A.I.F Hqrs 17-12-18. M London 19-12-18
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Parents

Relation to main person Name Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father William Griffin [P55]
Mother Rachel Louisa Cooper [P52]
    Sister     Lillian May Griffin [P65]
    Sister     Daisy Violet Victoria Griffin [P59]
    Sister     Florence Ada Griffin [P64]
         William Henry Charles Griffin [P63]
    Sister     Evelina Griffin [P51]
    Brother     James Morris Griffin [P62]
    Sister     Valerie Amelia Griffin [P60]
 
Stepfather George William Stap [P56]
Mother Rachel Louisa Cooper [P52]
    Half-sister     Ivy May Griffin [P61]

Pedigree

  1. William Griffin [P55]
    1. Rachel Louisa Cooper [P52]
      1. Lillian May Griffin [P65]
      2. Daisy Violet Victoria Griffin [P59]
      3. Florence Ada Griffin [P64]
      4. William Henry Charles Griffin
      5. Evelina Griffin [P51]
      6. James Morris Griffin [P62]
      7. Valerie Amelia Griffin [P60]

Ancestors

Source References

  1. Ancestry Family Trees [S-2088126490]
      • Page: Ancestry Family Trees
      • Source text:

        http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=27532969

  2. Ancestry.com: Australia Birth Index, 1788-1922 [S-2088127768]
      • General:

        http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=ausbirthindex&h=1744125&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

      • Source text:

        Birth date: 1898 Birth place: Melbourne, Victoria

      • General:

        http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=ausbirthindex&h=1744125&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

      • Source text:

        Birth date: 1898 Birth place: Melbourne, Victoria

  3. Ancestry.com: Web: International, Find A Grave Index [S-1499040545]
  4. Ancestry.com: International, Find A Grave Index for Select Locations, 1300s-Current [S-997254337]
  5. The Melbourne Argus [S-2088467104]
      • Date: 1918-11-30
      • Page: 1918 'THE 445th and 446th CASUALTY LISTS.', The Mildura Cultivator (Vic. : 1888 - 1920), 30 November, p. 14
      • General:

        http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article74811154

      • Source text:

        DIED OF WOUNDSPrivate W. H. Griffin, Clifton Hill

      • Date: 1918-11-26
      • Page: 1918 'THE PRICE OF PEACE.', The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956), 26 November, p. 7
      • General:

        http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article1402911

      • Source text:

        THE PRICE OF PEACE.VICTORIAN CASUALTIES.Lists Nos 445 and 446.Released yesterday by the Defence depart- ment "Casualty Lists Nos. 445 and 446 con- tain the following; names of Victorian mem- bers of the A.I.F., all of whom, unless other wise specified, are privates:- [...] LIST No. 446. [...] Died of Wounds [...] GRIFFIN, W. H. C. Clifton Hill, 5/10/18.

      • Date: 1918-11-30
      • Page: 1918 'THE 445th and 446th CASUALTY LISTS.', The Mildura Cultivator (Vic. : 1888 - 1920), 30 November, p. 14
      • General:

        http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article74811154

      • Source text:

        DIED OF WOUNDSPrivate W. H. Griffin, Clifton Hill