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Joseph Samuel WIGGINS

Regimental number5788
Place of birthOxford England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer's assistant
Addressc/o T Merson, Sayer Street, Midland Junction, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sophia Wiggins, Park Street, Charlbury, Oxford, England
Enlistment date22 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 13 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Sergeant Major
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 July 1919
Family/military connectionsCousin: 2509 Pte Sackville SEAT, 11th Bn, killed in action, Gallipoli, 6 August 1915.

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