The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Sergeant W G Pinnigar


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.


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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