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Sergeant W G Pinnigar


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Serjeant William Grayson PINNIGAR, G/8169, 10th Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment.

Born Lewisham, Kent, enlisted 26th May 1915, Lewisham, age 26, height 5ft 6 inches, weight 130lbs, resided 5 Kingswood Place, Dacre Park, Lee, SE. Formerly clerk.

Son of William Pinnigar, 5 Kingswood Place, Dacre Park, Lee, SE.

Husband of Mrs B E Pinnigar, 245 High Road, Lee, SE.

1st September 1915, promoted Lance Corporal; 16th June 1916, promoted Corporal

26th March 1919, Transferred to Reserve and Demobilized to Cholsey, 245 High Road, Lee, SE.

AWARDS: MSM.


London Gazette 30th May 1918.

The following despatch has been received by the Secretary of State for War from General Sir Herbert C O Plumer, GCB, GCMG, GCVO, ADC.: 

Headquarters, 18th April 1918. My Lord, I have the honour to submit a list of names of those officers, ladies, non-commissioned Officers, and men, serving, or who have served, under my command, whose distinguished and gallant services and devotion to duty I consider deserving of special mention.

I have the honour to be, My Lord, Your Obedient Servant, Herbert Plumer, General.

Royal West Kent Regiment - Pinnigar, 8169, Serjeant W G.

London Gazette 3rd June 1919.

His Majesty the KING has been graciously pleased to approve of the award of the Meritorious Service Medal to the following Warrant Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and men, in recognition of valuable services rendered with the Armies in France and Flanders:

Royal West Kent Regiment - G/8169 Serjeant Pinnigar, W G, 10th Battalion (Lee).


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