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Charles BRIGGS

Regimental number834
Date of birth4 August 1884
Place of birthMullagong, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressMacallister Street, Sale, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lily Frances Briggs, Macallister Street, Sale, Victoria
Enlistment date7 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A57 Malakuta on 10 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsCharles Briggs (brother-in-law); Wally Stewart
Date of death7 June 1960
Age at death75
Place of burialSpringvale, Victoria

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