GRIFFIN, Daniel David
(Service number 10/2627)

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Date Probably 30 November 1872, but also given as 21 April 1875 Place of Birth Tralee, County Kerry, Ireland

Enlistment Information

Date 18 April 1915 Age
Address at Enlistment Tolaga Bay
Occupation Labourer, City Council, Gisborne
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin David Griffin (Father), Hereford St, Kensington St, Timaru
Religion Roman Catholic
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 6th Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Wellington Infantry Battalion
Date 14 August 1915
Transport Willochra or Tofua
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Campaigns Egypt 1915-16, Egypt Expeditionary Force 1916, Balkans (Gallipoli) & Mudros (Lemnos) 1915, Western Europe 1916-18
Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 25 April 1952 Age 79
Place of Death Palmerston North
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes


Auckland War memorial Museum Cenotaph Database (March 2015); Military personnel file via Archives New Zealand (March 2015)

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Janette Clarke, SC branch NZSG

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