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Frederick BIGGS

Regimental number10392
Place of birthSwan Reach, Victoria
SchoolTambo State School No 2216, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSwan Reach Road, Gippsland West, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinFather, B Biggs, Blackburn, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
FateNo details of fate entered on Nominal Roll
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Date of death16 October 1917
Age at death32.3
Age at death from cemetery records42
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery, Dickebusch (Plot XIII, Row B, Grave No. 5), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
13
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Benjamin and Annie BIGGS, "Tambo", Gardenia Street, Blackburn, Victoria. Native of Tambo River, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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