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Frank William BRIGGS

Regimental number2858
Place of birthChatham, Kent, England
SchoolRoyal Marines School, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
Address40 Union Street, Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinAunt, J Sharp, 42 Brookdene Road, Plumstead London, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded, Somme sector, France, 1916.
FateKilled in Action 15 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death15 April 1918
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialOuttersteene Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 56), Bailleul, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of the late Mrs. E. BRIGGS

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