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Army Number: NX47400Image not available
Surname: GRIFFIN
First Names: Robert William
Known as: Bob
Rank: Pte.
Next of Kin: Mr. John Francis GRIFFIN
Date of Birth: 11/1/1918
Place of Birth: Inverell, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 29/8/1940
Locality on Enlistment: Eungella, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Newcastle, NSW
Date taken on strength: 12/11/1940
Taken on strength at: Tamworth, NSW
Taken on strength from: 1st Infantry Training Battalion, Tamworth, NSW (6th Infantry Training Brigade)
Company: D
Platoon: 16
Ship to Singapore: Johan Van Oldenbarnevelt (HMT FF)
Embarkation Date: 29/7/1941
Singapore Work Parties:
Other Work Parties: C Force
Train to Thailand (if applicable) :
1945 Work Party:
Return to Australia by: Died Overseas
Return Date: 0/0/0000
Date of Discharge: 0/0/0000
Date of Death: 13/3/1944
Cemetery: Yokohama
Plot/Row/Grave: Aust. Sect. A.B.12
Memorial: Murwillumbah, NSW
Information: Admitted to MDS, Kota Tinggi (appendicitis) on 23/9/1941; transferred to Alexandra Military Hospital on 23/9/1941; transferred to GBD on 30/9/1941; transferred to HQ 27 Inf. Bde. on 8/10/1941; transferred to 2/20 Bn on 11/10/1941; admitted to 2/9 Field Ambulance on 2/1/1942; transferred to 13 AGH on 5/1/1942; died of illness (Cerebral Tumour) at Tokyo Camp 4B, Naoetsu, Japan on 13/3/1944; cremated and placed in Urn No.28/45 on 30/11/1945; buried at Yokohama War Cemetery, Grave A.B.12 on 12/9/1946
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