The AIF Project

Sydney Earl RIGNEY

Regimental number6128
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMilitary clerk
Address120 Mitchell Street, Glebe, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Blanche Rigney, 120 Mitchell Street, Glebe, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

'(Polygon Wood 19-22 September 1917) Good leadership and consistent courage and resourcefulness under fire.'
Recommendation date: 7 October 1917

FateDischarged 18 July 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

Print format