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Hugh Richard BIGGIN

Regimental number150
Place of birthSomerset, Tasmania
SchoolCarn Road State School, Tasmania
ReligionBaptist
OccupationFarmer
AddressPingelly, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, H Biggin, Pingelly, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 31 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollR150
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20-23 August 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Date of death20-23 August 1916
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialCourcelette British Cemetery (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
61
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Margaret Ann BIGGIN. Native of Tasmania
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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