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Charles Jesse BIGNELL

Regimental number4979
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWillow Glen, Fox Ground via Gerringong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Bignell, 31 Glouster Street, Brighton, England
Enlistment date25 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 5 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 August 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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