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Charles BRIGGS

Regimental number7231
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolState High School, Hobart, Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
AddressHobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, A Briggs, Cedric Street, North Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed 18 months in the Naval Cadets, Hobart, Tasmania.
Enlistment date19 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 July 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death18.8
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 11), France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Albert and Annie BRIGGS; 1 Cedric Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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