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Percy Lionel DIGNAM

Regimental number209
Place of birthStanmore New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address56 Cambridge Street, Stanmore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice Gertrude Dignam, 56 Cambridge Street, Stanmore, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, A Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 November 1915
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 12), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Alice DIGNAM, 56 Cambridge Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: Captain [also 3631 Pte) Arthur Reginald DIGNAM, 53rd Bn, returned to Australia, 25 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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