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James Roy DIGANCE

Regimental number6550
Date of birth11 June 1890
Place of birthGlenelg, South Australia
SchoolGlenelg Public School; Adelaide High School, South Australia
Other trainingUniversity of Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionCongregational
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressUnley, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinSister, Mrs H K Ferris, 66 Mary Street, Unley, South Australia
Enlistment date19 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsParents: the late George and Lucy DIGANCE

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