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William Harold SIGGS

Regimental number2587
Place of birthNorwood, South Australia
AddressRankine Street, Torrensville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 10"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinFather, S Everden Siggs, Rankine Street, Torrensville, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 April 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Morea on 26 August 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollR2587
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919
Discharge date29 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3481 Pte Eric Evernden SIGGS, 50th Bn, killed in action, 26 September 1917.
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kaiser-i-Hind', 6 May 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 14 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 29 July 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SIGGS William Harold

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