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John NIGRO

Regimental number3361
Place of birthCharters Towers, Queensland
SchoolGrammar School, Charters Towers, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationEngine driver
AddressBowen Hills, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Pasquale Nigro, Mallon Street, Bowen Hills, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Kennedy Regiment, Citizen Military Forces, Charters Towers, Qld.
Enlistment date2 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularFather: Angelo Raffaele NIGRO, known as PASQUALE.
FateDied 16 September 1918
Place of death or woundingnear Albert, France
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VIII, Row E, Grave No. 21), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
136
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Angelo Raffaele and Ellen Josephine NIGRO, Mallon Street, Bowen Hills, Brisbane, Queensland. Native of Charters Towers, Queensland

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