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Regimental number5876
Place of birthDarlington, New South Wales
SchoolDarlington Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address208 Rose Street, Darlington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Maddiggan, 208 Rose Street, Darlington, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces and Medical Corp.
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 May 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*surname two spellings Maddiggan and Maddigan
Place of death or woundingMorlancourt, France
Age at death20
Place of burialCorbie Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot 2, Row E, GRave 57), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Mary Jane MADDIGNA, 192 Rose Street, Darlington, Sydney, New South Wales. Spelt MADDIGAN
Family/military connectionsTwo cousins Capt Reginald Oswald Duming CSM killed 12/10/17 and Clarke Maddigan 2nd Battalion won MM.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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