Topic: AIF - 2B - 6 LHR
6th LHR, AIF
6th Australian Light Horse Regiment
Roll of Honour
A brief military biography of Norman Digby:
Address: Sunnyvale, Gibson Street, Waverley, New South Wales.
Age at embarkation: 19.Cause of death: Died of wounds, 6 August 1916.
Cemetery or memorial details: EGYPT 2 Kantara War Memorial Cemetery.
Embarkation details: Unit embarked from Newcastle, New South Wales, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 22 May 1915.
Embarkation Roll number: 10/11/2.
Enlistment date: 20 January 1915.
Family connections: Brother - 940 Sergeant Cecil Arthur DIGBY, returned to Australia, 15 June 1919.Marital status: Single.
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal.
Next of kin: Father, A.E. Digby, 521 Kent Street South, Sydney, New South Wales.
Panel number, Roll of Honour, Australian War Memorial: 5.
Place of burial: Kantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave no. 20), Egypt.
Rank on enlistment: Private.
Religion: Church of England.
Service number: 939.
Source: AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army.
Unit from Nominal Roll: 6th Light Horse Regiment.
Unit name: 6th Light Horse Regiment, 5th Reinforcement.War Grave Register notes: DIGBY, Trooper Norman, 939. 6th Light Horse Regiment. Died of wounds 6th August 1916. B. 20.
Lest we forget
National Archives Service File.
Embarkation Roll, AWM8, Class 10, Light Horse.
Nominal Roll, AWM133, Nominal Roll of Australian Imperial Force who left Australia for service abroad, 1914-1918 War.
Roll of Honour, AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army.
CWGC files, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Debt of Honour Register.
Collected Records of Steve Becker.
Citation: 6th LHR, Roll of Honour, Norman Digby