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Alfred Edward BRISCOE

Regimental number1146
Place of birthLouth New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressTower Street, East Hill Bankstown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Briscoe, Tower Street, East Hill Bankstown, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularName given on RoH circular as Alfred Edward Henry Harrier BRISCOE. Contracted malaria at Gallipoli; died in Egpyt.
FateDied of disease 24 December 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death24 December 1915
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 233), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
82
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and th late Elizabeth BRISCOE. Born at Louth, Cobar, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin: Frederick WARREN, DCM.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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