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William Frederick Leslie LIGGINS

Date of birth20 January 1898
Place of birthParkes, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressPetersham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24.3
Height5' 8"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinFather, W J Liggins, 'Illawarra', Albert Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Sydney University Scouts, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date30 January 1918
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMedical Officers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 17 August 1918
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1919
Discharge date21 December 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Southampton on board HT 'Devon', 8 October 1919; appointment terminated (discharged), Sydney, 21 December 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No NX70929.
SourcesNAA: B2455, LIGGINS William Frederick Leslie

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