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William James TIGHE

Regimental number57648
Place of birthNarrabri, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressGoondiwindi, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Height5' 8.5"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ida Beatrice Tighe, Goondiwindi, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 January 1918
Place of enlistmentToowoomba, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameQueensland Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 5 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Discharge date1 March 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Argyllshire', 9 December 1918; arrived Melbourne, 1 February 1919, for onward travel to Brisbane, discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 1 March 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, TIGHE William James

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