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William DIGBY

Regimental number1879
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCreswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 3"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Frederick Digby, Creswick PO, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 5 months in the Cadets.
Enlistment date12 December 1916
Place of enlistmentBallarat, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Australian Camel Regiment, 7th Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT Boorara on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Discharge date7 June 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
Date of death4 April 1976
Age at death79
Place of burialCreswick Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, DIGBY William

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