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David BRIGGS

Regimental number4151
Place of birthNottingham, England
ReligionBaptist
OccupationFarmer
AddressAmerican River, Kangaroo Island, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, W Briggs, Stapleford, Nottingham, England
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 23 August 1915 - 10th Bn, 13th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 50th Bn, 29 February 1916. Wounded, Fleurbaix sector, Fromelles, France, 6 July 1916; at Pozieres, France, 16 August 1916; and at Messines, Belgium, 10 June 1917. Promoted Corporal, 15 November 1917.
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death28
Place of burialHangard Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
150
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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