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George Russell LIGGINS

Regimental number18895
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressSprots Club, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinFather, W Liggins, 'Brooklyn', Wyagdon Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 7, Battery 27
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

MSM

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448, 11 July 1919; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124, 30 October 1919.

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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