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Sydney Kingston BIGNELL

Regimental number3526
Place of birthUpper Coomera Queensland
SchoolState School, Upper Coomera, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressUpper Coomera, The Willows, S.C. Line, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Rebecca Anna Bignell, Upper Coomera, The Willows, S.C. Line, Queensland
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 April 1918
Place of death or woundingBouzencourt, France
Date of death10 April 1918
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row S, Grave No. 17), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Mary Ann BIGNELL. Native of Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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