|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||New Norcia, Western Australia|
|Address||New Norcia, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, Richard Patrick Lanigan, New Norcia, Western Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||28th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/45/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||32nd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brother: 7320 Pte Joseph Patrick LANIGAN, 51st Bn, effective abroad.|
War service: Western Front
Taken on strength, 28th Bn, 6 April 1916.
Wounded in action, 19 July 1916 (gun shot wound, head and wrist); admitted to 13th Stationary Hospital, 20 July 1916 (wound: severe). Transferred to England, 26 July 1916, and admitted to 3rd Northern General Hospital. Marched out to No. 1 Command Depot, Wareham, 27 October 1916. Proceeded overseas to France, 31 December 1916. Rejoined unit from 5th Divisional Base Depot, 4 January 1917.
Admitted to hospital, 11 January 1917; transferred to England on HS 'Cambria', 29 January 1917; admitted to Bath War Hospital, 30 January 1917 (pneumonia).
Proceeded overseas to France, 20 June 1917; rejoined unit, 1 August 1917.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 1 April 1918.
Wounded in action, 29 July 1918 (gun shot wound, right knee: severe). Transferred to England, 22 August 1918, and admitted to 1st Southern General Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham, 23 August 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board 'Nestor', 12 December 1918; disembarked Western Australia, 18 January 1919; discharged, 9 March 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||63|
|Place of burial||Fremantle Cemetery, Western Australia|