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Lyndon Samuel BIGG

Regimental number269
Date of birth10 September 1888
Place of birthNormanville, South Australia
SchoolHahndorf College, South Australia
ReligionProtestant
OccupationCarpenter
AddressEchunga, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs H L Bigg, Echunga, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 January 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name27th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Company Engineers
FateDied of wounds 21 October 1917
Age at death29
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row L. Grave No. 36), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
23
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Harriet Louisa BIGG, Blackwood, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3688 Pte Lloyd Atkinson BIGG, 10th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 November 1916; 1419 Pte Alan Stuart BIGG, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 2 September 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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