Clarence GRIFFITHS (6.1)
1876 Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
1913 at Palmerston North, New Zealand
15 March 1913 at the home of E Astwood, Lansdowne, Masterton, New Zealand
1916 – 1917 New Zealand Army WWI 2nd Division
11 September 1918, Wellington, New Zealand – Police Gazettes – Palmerston North – 24 June last, on warrant for failing to comply with the terms of a maintenance order for the support of his wife, Theresa GRIFFITHS, and child, Clarence GRIFFITHS, age forty-two, height 5 ft. 6 in., cook, native of Australia, stout build, fresh complexion, bald, blue eyes, operation scar on one side; usually well dressed in grey or navy suit; drops his H’s. Arrears to the 10th june last, 17 pounds.
1919 – 1921 – C/- Post Office, Masterton, New Zealand
Appears to have gone missing. May have returned to Australia or jumped ship during war time. The death information below doesn’t have quite the right date so may not be correct but there was a Clarence GRIFFITHS who died at Masterton, New Zealand. “In Loving Memory of Marion GRIFFITH died May 1932 aged 56; also Clarence GRIFFITHS died Nov 1935 aged 67. At Rest.”