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Ernest Alfred WIGGINS

Regimental number454
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolState School, Victoria Avenue, Wanganui, New Zealand
Age on arrival in Australia25
ReligionBaptist
OccupationFarmer
Addressc/o F J Wiggins, Toowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice Augustus Wigging, No 2 Line, Wanganui, North Island, New Zealand
Enlistment date31 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 15 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance
FateKilled in Action 31 May 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Date of fate incorrectly entered on Nominal Roll as 16 June 1915.
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot I, Row J, Grave 21), Anzac, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
184
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Alice Augusta Wiggins.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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