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Herbert Alex BIGGSLEY

Date of birth13 December 1885
Place of birthSale, Victoria
OccupationLaw clerk
Address5O Foote Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs B Biggsley, 5O Foote Street, Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed 5.6 years with the 6th AIR; 2.6 years with the 56th Infantry.
Enlistment date11 November 1914
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name6th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularAppointed 2nd Lieutenant, 11 November 1914; embarked, 22 December 1914, with the 6th Bn, 1st Reinforcements. Promoted Lieutenant, 23 May 1915.
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death18 July 1915
Age at death29
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 35), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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