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John BRIGGS

Regimental number951
Place of birthAllansford, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressToongabbie, Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Amelia Briggs, Toongabbie, Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date15 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death15 September 1937

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