Service Number: 555
Enlisted: 17 August 1914, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia , 1893
Home Town: Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Blacksmith
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 25 April 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Panel 26, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 555, 6th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne
19 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, 555, 6th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '8' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Hororata embarkation_ship_number: A20 public_note: ''
19 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, 555, 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Emily J.  Diedrich of 757 Drummond Street, North Carlton, Victoria also known as Emily J. Williams. Brother of Alfred C.E. Diedrich of Buckingham Street, Darlinghurst, NSW and Alice May Pickett nee Diedrich of East Kew, Victoria

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal