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Jack Wilfred BIGNELL

Regimental number3243
Place of birthBroken Hill New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer
AddressBalcombe Road, Mentone, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, W Bignell, Balcombe Road, Mentone, Victoria
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3242 Pte Harry Vernon BIGNELL. 12th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 3 May 1919.

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