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Henry Percival BIGG

Regimental number1114
Place of birthArmidale, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation manager
AddressThulgarrah, Armidale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 9.25"
Weight172 lbs
Next of kinFather, Alfred Edward Bigg, Thulgarrah, Armidale, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A21 Marere on 16 August 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll57028
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1919
Discharge date31 May 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulimaroa', 13 March 1919; arrived Melbourne, 19 April 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 31 May 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 March 1982
SourcesNAA: B2455, BIGG Henry Percival

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