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Michael Peter RIGNEY

Regimental number295
Place of birthMoss Vale New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ettie Rigney, 36 Reuss Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 5, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/10/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll295A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Date of death11 October 1963
Place of burialWoronora Cemetery

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