BIGGS, Frank James
(Service number 87388)

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Date 28 September 1890 Place of Birth Springfield

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Tycho Flat, South Canterbury
Occupation Farm hand
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mr Abraham BIGGS (father), Tycho Flat, Timaru, South Canterbury
Religion Church of England
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Date 30 April 1975 Age 85 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 156, Plot 973
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Frank James Biggs was the son of Abraham and Isabella (née Guy) Biggs, and a brother of William Edward Biggs who also enlisted. Frank too, was educated initially at Annat School, then at Fairview School after the family moved there in 1898. Frank married Ann Margaret Hullen on 13 October 1920 at her mother's home at Waitohi.


NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [13 January 2017]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [15 January 2017]

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