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Albert Henry WIGGINS

Regimental number25
Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressZara Street, Sand Hills, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, James Wiggins, Zara Street, Sand Hills, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPO Artiff
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
Regimental number from Nominal Roll25N
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', fourth Supplement, No. 29664, 11 July 1916; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 176, 30 November 1916.

FateReturned to Australia 26 September 1917

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