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Edward SNIGG

Regimental number4261
Place of birthGawler, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSaddler
AddressWashington Street, Hilton, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Height5' 5"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Snigg, Washington Street, Hilton, South Australia
Previous military serviceAdelaide Rifle Club 6 yrs Disbanded
Enlistment date30 December 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1917
Discharge date8 August 1917
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Barambah', 5 June 1917; disembarked Adelaide; discharged medically unfit), Adelaide, 8 August 1917.

War service: Western Front
Date of death9 May 1928
Age at death49
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, SNIGG Edward

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