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James Henry BRIGGS

Regimental number13464
Place of birthFremantle, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor mechanic
Address43 Anzac Road, Leederville, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elsie Frances Briggs, 13 Creswick Street, Footscray, Victoria
Enlistment date5 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameAuxiliary Mechanical Transport Company 3, Section 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/113/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Australian Motor Transport Section
FateReturned to Australia 1 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Date of death8 June 1955

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