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Arthur Reginald DIGNAM

ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCambridge Street, Stanmore, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Dorothy M Dignam, Roseneath, Cambridge Street, Stanmore, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name2nd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 209 Lance Corporal Percy Lionel DIGNAM, 19th Bn, killed in action, 16 November 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Re-enlisted, 2 July 1917, and re-embarked from Sydney, 31 October 1917, on board HMAT A14 'Euripides' as 3631 Pte, 54th Bn, 10th Reinforcement.

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

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