Griffiths, John (Jack) Stanley –

Third son of Major Thomas Robert Griffiths and Lily Morrill Griffiths, of “Airlee”, Telscombe Road, Peacehaven, Newhaven, Sussex, and formerly of 30, Bromwich Street, Haulgh, Bolton, Lancashire. An old boy of the Bolton Church Institute (1908-1909) and the Rivington and Blackrod Grammar School. Died from wounds on HMS Triumph in the Dardanelles.

Personal details

  • Surname: Griffiths
  • Forename: John (Jack) Stanley
  • Date of birth: October 30th, 1895
  • Birth place: Bombay, India
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 19
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: March 6th, 1915
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Midshipman
  • Unit: HMS Truimph.
  • Service number: Not known
  • Regiment: Royal Naval Reserve
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Not known
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 12/03/1915 06/08/1915
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6d* S1h*
  • Bolton Chronicle: 13/03/1915 03/04/1915 24/07/1915

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