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William Henry RIGNEY

Regimental number2892
Place of birthHobart Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineer
AddressWaverley, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Edith Adelaide Rigney, Valmai, Langley Avenue, Waverley, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of wounds 19 June 1918
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 13), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
173
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Amelia RIGNEY; husband of Edith Rigney, 138 B??? Street, Redfern, New South Wales. Native of Hobart, Tasmania

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