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Full Name
Ralph Diehl
Rank Last Held
Bombardier
Forename(s)
Ralph
Surname
Diehl
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
2/1613
First Known Rank
Gunner
Next of Kin
Eustace Diehl (father), 7 Elizabeth Street, Wellington, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
7 Elizabeth Street, Wellington, New Zealand
Military District
Wellington
Body on Embarkation
5th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Field Artillery
Embarkation Date
13 June 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima
Destination
Suez, Egypt (24 July - 6 August 1915)
Nominal Roll Number
Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll
189
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Field Artillery, 6th Battery
Place of Death
Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of Death
23 October 1915
Age at Death
23
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Embarkation Pier Cemetery, Turkey
Grave Reference
Special Memorial B. 8.
Biographical Notes
Son of the late Gustav and Anna J. Diehl, of 49, Fairview Crescent, Kelburn, Wellington, New Zealand. Native of Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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