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Norman Joseph VIGAR

Regimental number1715
Place of birthMorgan, South Australia
SchoolMorgan Public School, South Australia
AddressCleve, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 11"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Vigar, Boothby, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Place of enlistmentKadina, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20-21 August 1917
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot III, Row G, Grave No. 2A), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth VIGAR, 32 Hawkers Road, Medindie, Adelaide, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2821 Pte Oscar Vincent VIGAR, 10th Bn, killed in action, 9 November 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, VIGAR Norman Joseph

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