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Thomas William BRIGGS

Regimental number6962
Place of birthBrighton Junction, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMachine labourer
AddressHobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Mr C W Briggs, Brighton Junction, Tasmania
Enlistment date16 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6964 Pte Henry Bertie BRIGGS, 12th Bn, died of wounds, 8 May 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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