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Robert WIGGINS

Regimental number7091
Place of birthHobart Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
AddressHobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Mr A W Wiggins, 165 Argyle Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date16 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 August 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Surname spelt WIGGIN on Nominal Roll.
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot V, Row H, Grave No. 14), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
68
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Cornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania. Parents: Alfred and Annie Marcia WIGGINS (d. 1 July 1900, aged 33; bu. Cornelian Bay Cemetery, Tasmania)
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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