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Regimental number4754
Place of birthLocksley, Victoria
SchoolState School, Locksley, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressLocksley, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, R Briggs, Locksley PO, Locksley, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of wounds, 3rd Canadian Stationary Hospital, France.
FateDied of wounds 1 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialDoullens Communal Cemetery Extension No. 1 (Plot VI, Row F, Grave No. 42), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Mary BRIGGS, Locksley, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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