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Charles BIGGS

Regimental number1018
Place of birthGingin, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer manager
AddressMidland Junction, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 9"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinSister, Miss Roda Biggs, Gingin, Western Australia
Enlistment date18 May 1915
Place of enlistmentMidland Junction, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollTemporary Driver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1918
Discharge date2 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Embarked Fremantle, 29 June 1915.

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

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