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Otto Diggelman

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Otto AWMM
  • Surname
    Diggelman AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Diggelmann AWMM
    • Kotare Otto Diggelman AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 59874 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 June 1896 Military personnel file KatikatiWestern Bay of Plenty Military personnel file
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Anna Diggelman (mother), Katikati, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 October 1917 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 59874 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died of meningitis after being wounded in the head AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Otto Diggelman was the son of Albert and Anna Diggelman, and brother of Anna, Bruno, Emma, and Hermann Diggelmann (92824).

    Surname spelled with both German spelling Diggelmann and also an Anglicised form, Diggelman. Appears in Hall of Memory under correct Germanic spelling. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    4 November 1918 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    EnglandUnited Kingdom AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Aldershot Military Cemetery, Hampshire, England AWMM AA. NZ5. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Katikati War Memorial Hall, Katikati, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
    • Memorial gates, Katikati, Uretara Domain, Major Street, Katikati, Bay of Plenty AWMM

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Sources

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