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Hilmer William BRIGGS

Regimental number3283
Place of birthScottsdale, Tasmania
Other NamesHelma
AddressScottsdale, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Walter Henry Briggs, Scottsdale, Tasmania
Enlistment date29 November 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1807 Pte Vere Henry BRIGGS, 12th Bn, returned to Australia, 17 March 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 October 1970
Age at death77
Place of burialScottsdale Cemetery, Tasmania

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