Thomas Griffiths (General)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Thomas Griffiths CMG, CBE, DSO (29 September 1865 16 November 1947) was an Australian Army colonel and temporary Brigadier General in World War I. Thomas Griffiths was born on 29 September 1865 in the town of Presteigne, Radnor, Wales, the son a builder. He was educated at the Old Vicarage, Wrexham, Denbighshire, and migrated to Australia as a young man. Griffiths enlisted in the Victorian Permanent Artillery as a gunner on 22 July 1886. In 1890 he became a military staff clerk at headquarters in Melbourne. He was promoted to regimental quartermaster sergeant in 1894 and became chief clerk of the Victorian Military Forces with the rank of warrant officer in 1895. After Federation he became a clerk in the Adjutant General''s office at Army Headquarters in Melbourne. In September 1908 he was appointed secretary to the Military Board with the honorary rank of lieutenant in the Administrative and Instructional Staff. He became an honorary captain on 30 August 1909.
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