Harold BRIGGS

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BRIGGS, Harold

Service Number: 764
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 29th Infantry Battalion
Born: Geelong, Victoria, Australia, 1895
Home Town: Geelong, Greater Geelong, Victoria
Schooling: State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Teamster
Died: Killed in action, France, 13 September 1916
Cemetery: Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, Bethune, Nord Pas de Calais, France
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, East Geelong War Memorial, Geelong East St Matthew's Church Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

10 Nov 1915: Involvement Private, SN 764, 29th Infantry Battalion
10 Nov 1915: Embarked Private, SN 764, 29th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Melbourne
7 Dec 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 764, 29th Infantry Battalion
16 Jun 1916: Embarked Private, SN 764, 29th Infantry Battalion, Embarked to join B.E.F. from Alexandria. p.9 S/R
23 Jun 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 764, 29th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of William James and Mary Ann Briggs, 3 Anderson Street, Geelong East, Victoria