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Reginald McWhinney DIAMOND

Regimental number4496
Date of birth11 February 1892
Place of birthFremantle, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCarnamah, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.8
Height5' 8.25"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr A F Diamond, c/o A S Diamond, Town Hall, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 October 1915
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 12 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 November 1916
Discharge date21 July 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Wounded in action, 22 July 1916 (gun shot wound, chest).

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Wiltshire', 12 November 1916; discharged (medically unfit), Perth, 21 July 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No W71731.
Date of death12 May 1974
Age at death82
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery and Crematorium, Perth, Western Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, DIAMOND Reginald McWhinney

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