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Cecil Arthur DIGBY

Regimental number940
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation employee
AddressSunnyvale, Gibson Street, Waverley, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 7.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, A.E. Digby, 521 Kent Street South, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 January 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentActing Corporal
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Newcastle, New South Wales, on board HMAT A58 Kabinga on 21 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollMounted Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Discharge date27 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 939 Pte Norman DIGBY, 6th Light Horse Regiment, died of wounds, 6 August 1916.
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Essex', 15 June 1919; disembarked Sydney, 28 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 27 September 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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