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Albert William DILGER

Regimental number2452
Place of birthSwansea, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBridge builder
AddressSwansea, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Elizabeth Dilger, Swansea, Tasmania
Enlistment date9 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 24 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Work near Messines on 9-10 January 1918.
Recommendation date: 15 January 1918

FateKilled in Action 31 May 1918
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 21), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: WIlliam and Mary DILGER, Swansea, Tasmania

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 120
Date: 7 August 1918

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