Mark Griffiths

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  • Name Mark Griffiths 
    Born 13 Oct 1892  Emu Bay, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Birth Registration - Mark Griffiths
    Birth Registration - Mark Griffiths
    Mark Griffiths born 13 Oct 1892, Emu Bay, Tasmania, Australia. Father Henry Griffiths, Mother Louisa Elliott. Registration Year 1892, Registration Number 659, RGD Number 33.
    Birth Register - Mark Griffiths
    Birth Register - Mark Griffiths
    1892 Births Register in the District of Emu Bay - Mark Griffiths born 13 October 1892, Emu Bay. Father Henry Griffiths, Mother Louisa Griffiths formally Elliot. RGD33/1/73 no 659
    Gender Male 
    War Service 26 Oct 1916  France Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Mark Griffiths Enlisted in the 24th reinforcements 12 Battalion, Australian Imperial Force 26 Oct 16 and after basic training sailed for France where he served until demobilized at the completion of the war on 19 Oct 1919. He was wounded in action on 23 Sep 1919 
    World War One, Embarkation Roll, 24th Reinforcements, Mark Griffiths
    World War One, Embarkation Roll, 24th Reinforcements, Mark Griffiths
    Private Mar Griffiths 7206 Embarked HMAT A48 Seang Bee, 10th February 1917 at Adelaide for England.
    World War One Military Service Record - Private Mark Griffiths 7206
    World War One Military Service Record - Private Mark Griffiths 7206
    World War On Military Service Record - Private Mark Griffiths
    HMAT A48 Seang Bee
    HMAT A48 Seang Bee
    The HMAT A48 Seang Bee weighed 5,849 tons with an average cruise speed of 13 knots or 24.07 kmph. It was owned by the Lim Chin Tsong, Rangoon, and leased by the Commonwealth until 12 May 1917.
    Occupation 26 Oct 1916  Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Labourer 
    Residence 26 Oct 1916  Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Permanent address in Australia - Wynyard, Tasmania. 
    Military Honours 1920  Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mark Griffiths was awarded the British War Medal No. 7051, Victory Medal No. 6847 and Returned Service Badge C3620 for his military service during World War 1. 
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    World War 1 Returned from Active Service Badge
    World War 1 Returned from Active Service Badge
    The purpose of the Returned from Active Service Badge (RASB) is to recognise Australian Defence Force (ADF) members who have returned from active or warlike service during military campaigns in operational areas.

    The RASB is not issued posthumously as the badge is intended to identify those who have returned from active service.
    Residence 15 Aug 1932  Railway Place, Highett, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    See page 15, World War One Military Service Record "address - Railway Place, Highett, Victoria 
    Occupation 24 May 1941  Beaumaris, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Stone Worker and Builder. See attached World War One Military Service Record, page 1. 
    Residence 24 May 1941  Cromer Road, Beaumaris, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Address - Cromer Road, Beaumaris, Victoria, Australia 
    War Service 9 Jun 1941  Tatura, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mark Griffiths enlisted in 3rd Gn Bde, Area 6 Carlton, Home Service and served until his discharge on 31st Dec 1942 (aged 50). He served as part of the garrison troops guarding the Prisoner of War Camps at The Tatura, Victoria until his discharge on 31 Dec 1942. 
    World War Two Service Record - Mark Griffiths V14810
    World War Two Service Record - Mark Griffiths V14810
    Mark Griffiths enlisted in the 3rd Garrison Brigade 9 Jun 1941 at Royal Park Victoria, Australia. Serving in the Prisoner of War Garrison at Tatura, Victoria, Australia
    World War Two Service Certificate - Private Mark Griffiths V14810
    World War Two Service Certificate - Private Mark Griffiths V14810
    Private Mark Griffiths V14810, World War Two Service Certificate
    World War 2 Military Service Record - Mark Griffiths
    World War 2 Military Service Record - Mark Griffiths
    Mark Griffiths V14810 World War 2 Military Service Record.
    Prisoner of War Camp - Compounds A and B at Tatura No.1 Camp, Victoria, Australia
    Prisoner of War Camp - Compounds A and B at Tatura No.1 Camp, Victoria, Australia
    This is a photo of Prisoner of War Camp, Tatura No.1 Camp, Tatura, Victoria, Australia
    Military Honours 1949  Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mark Griffiths was awarded the War Medal 1939 - 1945 and the Australian Service Medal 1939-1945. 
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    The Australian Service Medal 1939 - 1945
    The Australian Service Medal 1939 - 1945
    Awarded for 30 days full-time or 90 days part-time service at home or overseas in the Australian Armed Forces and the Australian Mercantile marine between 3 September 1939 and 2 September 1945.
    Person ID I8740  Tucker Family Tree | The Descendants of Jonathon Griffiths
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2015 

    Father Henry Griffiths,   b. 20 Feb 1857, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1936, Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Louisa Elliott,   b. 25 Dec 1855, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1952, Her Residence, Main Rd, Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 17 Mar 1884  Emu Bay, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Marriage Record -  Henry Griffiths and Louisa Elliott
    Marriage Record - Henry Griffiths and Louisa Elliott
    Henry Griffiths age 27 married Louisa Elliot age 24, 17 March 1884 at Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia. RGD37/1/43 No. 115. Registered at Emu Bay Tasmania.
    Marriage Registration - Henry Griffiths and Louisa Elliott
    Marriage Registration - Henry Griffiths and Louisa Elliott
    Henry Griffiths age 27 Married Louisa Elliott age 24, 17 Mar 1884. Place of Registration Emu Bay, Registration Year 1884, Registration Number 115, RGD number 37
    Family ID F2736  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family E.M. Hayes 
    Children 
     1. R. Griffiths
     2. M. Griffiths
     3. S. Griffiths
     4. V. Griffiths
     5. C. Griffiths
     6. J. Griffiths
     7. P. Griffiths
     8. L. Griffiths
     9. C. Griffiths
     10. H. Griffiths
     11. S. Griffiths
     12. M. Griffiths
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F2780  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Oct 1892 - Emu Bay, Tasmania, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWar Service - Mark Griffiths Enlisted in the 24th reinforcements 12 Battalion, Australian Imperial Force 26 Oct 16 and after basic training sailed for France where he served until demobilized at the completion of the war on 19 Oct 1919. He was wounded in action on 23 Sep 1919 - 26 Oct 1916 - France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Labourer - 26 Oct 1916 - Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Permanent address in Australia - Wynyard, Tasmania. - 26 Oct 1916 - Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Honours - Mark Griffiths was awarded the British War Medal No. 7051, Victory Medal No. 6847 and Returned Service Badge C3620 for his military service during World War 1. - 1920 - Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWar Service - Mark Griffiths enlisted in 3rd Gn Bde, Area 6 Carlton, Home Service and served until his discharge on 31st Dec 1942 (aged 50). He served as part of the garrison troops guarding the Prisoner of War Camps at The Tatura, Victoria until his discharge on 31 Dec 1942. - 9 Jun 1941 - Tatura, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Honours - Mark Griffiths was awarded the War Medal 1939 - 1945 and the Australian Service Medal 1939-1945. - 1949 - Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S6] Tasmanian Pioneers, Archives Office of Tasmania, (The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Association with the Archives Office of Tasmania) (Reliability: 3), 13 Oct 1889.
      Surname Griffiths, Given Name Mark, Event Birth, Sex Male, Father Henry, Mother Elliott Louisa, Registration Place Emu Bay, Event date 13 Oct, Event Year 1892, Registration Year 1892, Registration Number 659, RGD number 33.
      Burnie is a port city situated on Emu Bay on the north-west coast of Tasmania, originally settled in 1827 as Emu Bay. The town was renamed for William Burnie - a director of the Van Diemen's Land Company - in the early 1840s

    2. [S172] Linc Tasmania, Tasmanian Government, (Tasmanian Government), RGD33/1/73 no. 659 (Reliability: 3), 13 Oct 1892.
      1892 Births Register in the District of Emu Bay, Tasmania. See attached entry for Mark Griffiths.

    3. [S34] National Archives of Australia, 1 (Reliability: 3), 16 Oct 1916.
      See attached World War 1 Military Service Record.

    4. [S202] Australian War Memorial (Reliability: 3), 10 Feb 1917.
      See attached World War one, 24th Reinforcements, Embarkation Roll, Adelaide, South Australia, Private Mark Griffiths.

    5. [S34] National Archives of Australia, 1 (Reliability: 3), 26 Oct 1916.
      See attached World War One Military Service Record.

    6. [S34] National Archives of Australia (Reliability: 3), 16 Oct 1916.
      See attached World War One Military Service record page

    7. [S34] National Archives of Australia, 15 (Reliability: 3), 15 Aug 1932.
      See attached World War One Military Service Record, page 15.

    8. [S34] National Archives of Australia, 1 (Reliability: 3), 24 May 1941.
      Occupation - Stone Worker and Builder

    9. [S34] National Archives of Australia, 1 (Reliability: 3), 24 May 1941.
      See attached World War One Military Service Record, page 1.

    10. [S34] National Archives of Australia, 1 (Reliability: 3), 25 May 1941.
      See attached World War Two Military Service Record

    11. [S34] National Archives of Australia, 5 (Reliability: 3), 1949.
      See attached World War Two Military Service Record

    12. [S6] Tasmanian Pioneers, Archives Office of Tasmania, (The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Association with the Archives Office of Tasmania) (Reliability: 3), 17 Mar 1884.
      Surname Griffiths, Given Names Henry, Age 27, Sex Male, Event Marriage, Spouse Surname Elliot, Spouse Given Names Louisa, Age 24, Registration Place Emu Bay, Event Date 17 Mar, Event Year 1884, Registration Number 1884, Registration Number 115, RGD Number 37
      Burnie is a port city situated on Emu Bay on the north-west coast of Tasmania, originally settled in 1827 as Emu Bay. The town was renamed for William Burnie - a director of the Van Diemen's Land Company - in the early 1840s


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