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Charles James DIFFEY

Regimental number563
Place of birthWangaratta, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressBarnawartha, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Diffey, Barnawartha, Victoria
Enlistment date3 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 January 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
128
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary Ann DIFFEY, Barnawartha, Melbourne. Born at Boralma, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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