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Irving Cadell DIGHT

Regimental number981
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressWipore via Casino, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs D Dight, Wipore via Casino, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name33rd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Work at Messines Ridge.
Recommendation date: 14 June 1917

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 25 November 1917
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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