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George Harrison BRIGGS

Regimental number68
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address3 Hertford Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinEthel M Briggs, 3 Hertford Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Previous military service28th Australian Army Medical Corps; Served with the 28th Light Horse Field Ambulance.
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/39/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A27 Southern on 23 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Field Ambulance
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of illness at 4th Auxiliary Hospital, Abbassia, Cairo, Egypt.
FateDied of disease 1 February 1916
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Age at death34
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 204), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
182

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