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Vere Henry BRIGGS

Regimental number1807
Place of birthScottsdale, Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressScottsdale, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Walter Henry Briggs, Scottsdale, Tasmania
Enlistment date19 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 19 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Hobart Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3283 Pte Hilmer William BRIGGS, 40th Bn, returned to Australia, 13 July 1919.
Other details

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

Date of death28 September 1971

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