(Service number 83220)

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Date 14 June 1886 Place of Birth Edinburgh, Scotland

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Wai-iti Avenue, Timaru
Occupation Accountant
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs E. GRIFFITHS (wife), 137 College Street West, Palmerston North
Religion Presbyterian
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Company secretary


Date 26 November 1968 Age 82 years
Place of Death Auckland
Memorial or Cemetery Glenfield Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Herbert Griffiths married Elsie Vera Drew on 19 June 1914 at Palmerston north, New Zealand. Late in 1917 he was drawn in the Second Ballot for Second Division Class A drafts.


Timaru Herald, 4 December 1917 (Papers Past) [08 August 2015]; Undertaker’s Records [21 December 2019]; Glenfield Cemetery headstone transcription [28 December 2019]

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