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James Michael BRISCOE

Regimental number1812
Place of birthChudleigh, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Chudleigh, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressChudleigh, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Francis Briscoe, Chudleigh, Tasmania
Enlistment date16 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 Roll52nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 19 October 1917
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIV, Row A, Grave No. 13A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis and Sarah How BRISCOE, Chudleigh, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2004 Sergeant Francis Gerald BRISCOE MM, 1st Pioneer Battalion, returned to Australia, 22 March 1919.

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