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Stanley Holmes BRIGGS

Regimental number6271
Place of birthToowoomba Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation overseer
AddressGanya Station, Swan Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, A Briggs, Ganya Station, Swan Hill, Victoria
Enlistment date4 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Head-Quarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 665 Pte Bernard Warner BRIGGS, 8th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 17 August 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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