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John BRIGGS

Regimental number2287
Place of birthWandong, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMill hand
AddressBoolarra, South Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Isabell Briggs, Boolarra, South Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date22 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918

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