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John Charles Leslie BIGGSLEY

Regimental number2
Place of birthRichmond, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address50 Foote Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 7"
Weight162 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs J C T Biggsley, 50 Foote Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Previous military serviceInstructional Staff, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Place of enlistmentBroadmeadows, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentWO (QMS)
Unit name8th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

'Excellent services at Pozieres. Consistent good work.'
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890, 2 January 1917; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103, 29 June 1917.
Recommendation date: 6 October 1916

FateReturned to Australia 22 February 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

Death not attributed to War Service.
Date of death22 December 1934

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