Herbert Alexander BIGGSLEY


BIGGSLEY, Herbert Alexander

Service Number: Officer
Enlisted: 11 November 1914
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sale, Victoria, Australia, 13 November 1885
Home Town: Albert Park, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: State School
Occupation: Law Clerk
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, 18 July 1915, aged 29 years
Cemetery: Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli
Plot II, Row B, Grave 3
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World War 1 Service

11 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, SN Officer, 6th Infantry Battalion
22 Dec 1914: Involvement 6th Infantry Battalion
22 Dec 1914: Embarked 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Melbourne
18 Jul 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 6th Infantry Battalion
18 Jul 1915: Involvement 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Herbert Alexander BIGGSLEY was born in Sale, Victoria in 1885

His parents were Charles Alexander BIGGSLEY & Barbara JONES


Two of his brothers also served in WW1

1. Harrington Llewellyn BIGGSLEY (SN 435) returned to Aust. in 1919

2. John Charles Leslie BIGGSLEY (SN 2) returned to Aust. in 1917