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Herbert Joseph RIGNEY

ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBeamish Street, Campsie, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs R Rigby, Beamish Street, Campsie, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 September 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit nameArmy Service Corps 20, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/106/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A66 Uganda on 27 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Train
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

Recommendation date: 20 September 1917

FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919

Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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