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BIGNELL Edwin   

Service Number 2781 9th Battalion 9th Reinforcements

Born : 28th October 1882 Coomera

Died : 14th May 1946 Brisbane

Buried : Foxwell’s Cemetery Coomera

Parents : Samuel Stanley and Mary Ann nee Levey

Wife : Emilie Muriel nee Viney

Enlisted 27th July 1915

Embarkation : 1st September 1915 Ayrshire

Returned to Australia : 4th December 1915 Thermistocles

Medals : There were no medals awarded.  Edwin came home with Tuberculosis

Connection : Tamborine Pioneer Family

 

BIGNELL Robert Stanley

Service No. 3520 31st Battalion 8th Reinforcements

Born : 3rd July 1897 Coomera

Died : 14th June 1978 Brisbane

Buried : Mt Thompson

Parents : Samuel Stanley and Rebecca Annie nee Gray

Wife :

Enlisted 4th January 1916

Embarkation : 16th August 1916 HMAT A4 Boorara

Returned to Australia : 22nd May 1919 Durham

Armistice 1918 : Field France

Medals :                British War Medal           20568

                             Victory Medal                 20036

Connection : Tamborine Pioneer Family

                                                

Bignell Sydney Kingston

Service No. 3526 31st Battalion 8th Reinforcements

Born : 14th December 1918 Coormera

Died : 10th April 1918 France

Buried : Adelaide Cemetery Villers-Bretonneux

Parents : Samuel Stanley and Mary Ann nee Levey

Enlisted: 4th January 1916

Embarked : 16th August 1916 HMAT A42 Boorara

Medals :      British War Medal           45442

                   Victory Medal                 44922

                   Memorial Plaque            348214

 Connection : Tamborine Pioneer Family 

 

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