Parents: Father: John Diamond, Mother: Ann Ferris
Awards and Honours
- 1914-1915 Star
- British War Medal 1914-20
3rd Reinforcements, 9th Light Horse Regiment; 3rd Light Horse Reserve Reg.; Anzac Signal Squadron; 2nd LH Field Ambulance
Regimental Service Number: 689
Enlistment date: 9 November, 1914 Hamilton
Age at enlistment: 32 years 8 months
Address at enlistment: C/- Frank Millet, Sunbury
Religion: Roman Catholic
Marital Status: Single
Next of kin: Maggie Howard (sister Mrs C Howard),
Green St., Richmond
Physical Description: Height: 5 feet 6 inches
Weight: 129 pounds Complexion: Fair
Distinctive marks: None
Embarkation ship: HMAT Mashobra A47.
Return Date: 28 December, 1917
Return Vessel: Tofua.
War Service Summary
06/03/1916 to 05/06/1916 3rd Reserve LH Regiment
06/06/1916 to 10/09/1916 Anzac Signal Sqdn.
11/09/1916 - 2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance. While attached to Light Horse Regiment, works in Field Ambulance, as a batman, but cannot carry out duties - sick. Previous occupation was a shearer.
Service Record does not carry Johns signature on enlistment.
War Service Commemerated
Life After the War
Another John Diamond # 2289 gives evidence in Red Cross Report for Capt. James McPherson's death