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Charles Robert DIGGS

Regimental number3629
Place of birthGilgandra New South Wales
AddressGilgandra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Robert Montgomery Diggs, Gilgandra PO, Gilgandra, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 July 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 July 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateDied of disease 2 September 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be Charles Diggs on NR
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot Iv, Row D, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert Montgomery and Ada Bertha DIGGS, Gilganda, new South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 53713 Pte Raymond Dudley DIGGS, 13th Bn, returned to Australia, 1 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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