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John Edward BRISCOE

Regimental number3027
Date of birth23 July 1890
Place of birthWilliamstown, Victoria
SchoolNorth Williamstown State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address3 Paine Street, Newport, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, William Briscoe, 3 Paine Street, Newport, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 26 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 April 1919
Family/military connectionsCousin: 2461 Pte Charles James William TUCKER, 23rd Bn, killed in action, 28 July 1916; Brothers-in-Law: 1264 Pte Albert James WALTERS, 29th Bn, returned to Australia, 31 January 1918; 4620 Pte Frederick Allan WALTERS, 59th Bn, returned to Australia, 14 January 1917.~
Date of deathc. 1959
Place of burialFootscray Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria

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