Leslie Oliver BIGNELL

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BIGNELL, Leslie Oliver

Service Number: 1782
Enlisted: 17 January 1916, Boggabri, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 33rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Westbourne, Sussex, England, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Baan Baa, Narrabri, New South Wales
Schooling: Council School, Westbourne, Sussex, England
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in action, Messines, Belgium, 16 July 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Bethleem Farm West Cemetery
Row A, Grave 37
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

17 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Boggabri, New South Wales
4 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1782, 33rd Infantry Battalion
4 Sep 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1782, 33rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Port Sydney, Sydney

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Biography

Arrived in Australia 24 years

33 Battallion

Rank - Private

29 October 1916 - Disembarked Plymouth

16 January 1917 - Embarked Princess Clementine at Folkestone for France

20 January 1917 - Taken on strength in France

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served with the Royal Garrison Artillery, England

William Bignell, Brooklyn House, Nutbourne near Emsworth, Sussex, England