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John Edward BRIGGS

Regimental number7708
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J E Briggs, 180 Goulburn Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date17 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 November 1918
Date of death30 July 1957
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery

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