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Army Number: NX47779Image not available
Surname: GIGGINS
First Names: Samuel Edward
Known as: Sam
Rank: Pte.
Next of Kin: Mr. Phillip Austin GIGGINS
Date of Birth: 24/7/1921
Place of Birth: Broadwater, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 3/9/1940
Locality on Enlistment: Broadwater, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Newcastle, NSW
Date taken on strength: 12/11/1940
Taken on strength at: Tamworth, NSW
Taken on strength from: 1st Infantry Training Battalion, Tamworth, NSW (6th Infantry Training Brigade)
Company: HQ
Platoon: Tpt.
Section:
Ship to Singapore: Johan Van Oldenbarnevelt (HMT FF)
Embarkation Date: 29/7/1941
Singapore Work Parties: River Valley Road
Other Work Parties: F Force
Train to Thailand (if applicable) : Train 5, Truck 7
1945 Work Party:
Return to Australia by: Died Overseas
Return Date: 0/0/0000
Date of Discharge: 0/0/0000
Date of Death: 16/12/1943
Cemetery: Kanchanaburi
Plot/Row/Grave: 1.C.8
Memorial: Gunnedah, NSW
Information: Attached to "D" Company; admitted CDS, Bathurst (mumps) on 10/7/1941; rejoined Unit on 19/7/1941; detached to HQ AIF for duty on 17/12/1941; rejoined Unit on 31/12/1941; died of illness Doi Kanburi (Ulcers) on 16/12/1943; DVA Nominal Roll shows DOB as 24/7/1920
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