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Francis Allan Biggs

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  • Service number
    38257 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 3rd Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Francis Allan AWMM
  • Surname
    Biggs AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    38257 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    11 February 1895 Public - Peter - Researcher - 6 September 2017 - Military personnel files
  • Place of birth
    Tadmor Public - Peter - Researcher - 6 September 2017 - Military personnel files
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Labourer/Civilian AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    G. Biggs (father), Kohatu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    38257 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 21 Jan 1917-27 March 1917 AWMM to Plymouth, Devon, England AWMM HMNZT 74 AWMM
    Vessel was Ulimaroa AWMM
    Private AWMM
    21st Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company AWMM
    New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 3rd Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Francis Biggs was the son of George and Clara Biggs, of Nelson, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    23 AWMM
  • Date of death
    29 October 1917 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of wounds AWMM
  • Place of death
    Belgium AWMM
  • Death notes
    Belgium AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, England AWMM
  • Grave reference
    VIII. D. 17. AWMM
  • Memorial name
    Tapawera war memorial Public - Peter - Researcher - 6 September 2017 - audit of regional war memorials combined with local research
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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