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James Albert John SIGGERS

Regimental number12064
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBrass moulder
AddressRyde, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ruby Maud Siggers, Paul Street, North Ryde, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameField Ambulance 9, Section A
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 19 August 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty on the morning of 22 August, 1918, north of Chipilly. He took a car up to the R.A.P. through heavy artillery bombardment and gas shells, clearing a number of wounded. A few days later, finding a car full of wounded, with both driver and orderly wounded, he put his own car under cover and drove this car under intense shell fire.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 35
Date: 15 April 1920

Date of death11 December 1964

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