Regimental number1630
Place of birthMinlaton, South Australia
SchoolPort Victoria Public School, South Australia
AddressRichmond, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Louisa Bignell, 55 Lurline Street, West Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name48th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/65/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateDied of disease 28 November 1916
Age at death32
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot VI, Row D, Grave No. 2), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William George and Caroline BIGNELL, husband of L. BIGNELL, 23 Taylor's Road, Torrensville, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Died of cardiac debility.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal