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John BRIGGS

Regimental number2110
Place of birthHull, Lancashire, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressNudgee, Sandgate Line, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinBrother, G Briggs, Nudgee, Sandgate Line, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 12 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death8 August 1915
Age at death36
Place of burial7th Field Ambulance Cemetery (Special memorial B. 38), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
75
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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