|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Kildare, Co Kildare, Ireland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Newmarket Hotel Flinders Street, Townsville, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||20|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs L Biggs, Dungarvin, Waterford, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Served in the Senior Cadets for 3 years (140 drills).|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Townsville, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||9th Battalion, H Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/26/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||9th Battalion|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, England
Reported missing, Gaba Tepe, 25 April 1915; subsequently (no date given) reported wounded, not missing. Wounded in action, 31 July 1915 (bullet wound, left eye); admitted to No 2 Australian General Hospital, Ghezireh, 6 August 1915; transferred to No 1 Australian General Hospital, Cairo, 7 August 1916; to England, 17 November 1915, and admitted to Brook War Hospital, Woolwich, 4 December 1918.
Marched out to 3rd Training Bn, Perham Downs, 9 November 1916. Found guilty, 21 December 1916, of being absent without leave from midnight, 28 November, to 9 am, 30 November 1916: awarded 168 hours' detention and forfeited 14 days' pay.
Admitted to No 2 Auxiliary Hospital, 6 February 1917 (loss of eye); discharged to Headquarters, 11 May 1917.
Discharged in the United Kingdom, 14 May 1917 (permanently unfit for war service at home or abroad; intended residence, 51 Frankfort Avenue, Rathgar, Dublin, Ireland).
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory MedalSubsequently served in the Royal Army Service Corps, intelligence Corps, 10 October 1917-9 August 1918. British War Medal and Victory Medal issued by the Commonwealth of Australia were returned to Base Records from Australia House, 7 May 1924, and cancelled, and replacement medals were issued by the British authorities.
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BIGGS Thomas Warren|