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Full Name
Hubert John Edward Diggs
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Hubert John Edward
Surname
Diggs
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
38361
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mrs Alice Diggs (mother), care of Post office, Cambridge, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
22nd Reinforcements Auckland Infantry Regiment, A Company
Embarkation Date
16 February 1917
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Aparima
Destination
Plymouth, England
Nominal Roll Number
55
Page on Nominal Roll
4
Last Unit Served
Auckland Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion
Place of Death
Bapaume, France
Date of Death
30 August 1918
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
Grevillers (New Zealand) Memorial, Grevillers British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France
Biographical Notes
Hubert Diggs was the son of Mrs. Alice Diggs, of 78 Mein St., Newtown, Wellington, New Zealand.
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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