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Edward James BRIGGS

Regimental number3275
Place of birthPort Broughton, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressPort Broughton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Priscilla Ruth Briggs, Port Broughton, South Australia
Enlistment date18 August 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Ormonde on 7 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1855 Pte William Roy BRIGGS, 32nd bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917.

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