Volume 1: Letters written on active service, A-L, 1914-1919 - Page 339
On letterhead of Australian Imperial Force, Base Records Office, Victoria Barracks, Melbourne.]
8th February 1918
With reference to the report of the regrettable loss of your son, the late No. 7247, Private J.P.G. Griffin, 13th Battalion, I am now in receipt of advice which shows that he died at 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station, Belgium, on 31st August 1917, of wounds received in action, and was buried at Military Cemetery, Trois Arbres.
These additional details are furnished by direction, it being the policy of the Department, to forward all information received in connection with the death of members of the Australian Imperial Force.
[Signed:] J M Lean Major.
Officer i/c Base Records.
Mr. T. Griffin,