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Roland Alfred SIGGS

Regimental number299
Place of birthCambridge England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationInstrument maker
AddressGovernment Road, Leedsville, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Caleb Siggs, Naunup, Western Australia
Enlistment date17 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentLeading Seaman
Unit name1st Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train
AWM Embarkation Roll numberMIS34.12.1.RANBT1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board A39 Port Macquarie on 4 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Company Engineers
FateDied of wounds 29 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
25
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Caleb and Lilian SIGGS, 50 Shaftesbury Street, Leederville, Western Australia. Native of Cambridge

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