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David BRIERS

Regimental number6954
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSlaughterman
AddressC/o Mrs Lysaght, Dechamp Street, Lilydale, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Briers C/o Mrs Lysaght, Lilydale, Victoria
Enlistment date2 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll6964
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateDied of disease 24 November 1918
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialAbbeville Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row , Grave No. 48), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Julie BRIERS; husband of May BRIERS, Deschamp Street, Lilydale, Victoria. Native of Lilydale, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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