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William James BIGGS

Regimental number1712
Place of birthCollingwood, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBootmaker
Address62 Rupert Street, Collingwood, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinBrother, J Biggs, 62 Rupert Street, Collingwood, Victoria
Enlistment date4 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 14 April 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1620
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919

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