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Charles Robert James DIGGENS

Regimental number1689
Date of birth26 September 1896
Place of birthWillowie, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSolomontown, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Charles Diggens, Solomontown, South Australia
Enlistment date4 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 23 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Discharge date21 July 1919
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Gallipoli, France, Belgium
Date of death1 June 1964
Age at death68
Place of burialPort Pirie Cemetery, South Australia

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