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Griffits, Henry    Create Anzac Certificate
Place of Birth: Rylstone, NSW, Australia

Service Number: 807

Place of Enlistment: Adelaide, SA, Australia

Next of Kin: Griffits, Veronica Mary (wife)

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Henry Griffits
Submitted by: Michelle Temby

Had tried to enlist for Boer War Dec 1899 in the Bushman's Contingent but there were 208 more men enlisted than was needed so he was unsuccessful despite passing all of the criteria. Enlisted WW1 in Adelaide 14/10/1915 in Australian Light Horse 1st Remount Unit, 3rd Squadron. embarked for Middle East 12/11/15, several times in hospital for pneumonia/pleurisy. Retrained as shoeing smith, returned to Australia 26/4/1918.

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