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2nd Lieutenant Everard Digges La Touche


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Came across this Soldier during research on Memorial in Newcastle County Down N.Ireland, by all accounts he was born in Newcastle, trained in Dublin and became a famous Anglican Minister, emigrated to Australia, enlisted in the AIF and was killed 6th August 1915 remembered Lone Pine Cemetry, very interested in Photo's of his headstone in Lone Pine, and memorial Plaque's in St Patrick's Dublin and Monastereven Anglican Church Ireland, any help greatly appreciated.

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There is a photo of his headstone at Lone Pine here

http://www.anzacsite.gov.au/5environment/v...e_latouche.html

He is also remembered on the War Memorial in Hornsby - a northern suburb of Sydney - but unfortunately no picture on here

http://www.hornsby.nsw.gov.au/library/inde...D=2231#latouche

There is a lot of personal info at the fabulous anzacs.org site too

http://www.anzacs.org/pages/AOdigges.html

And this is a link to the circular that was completed for him for the Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour

http://www.awm.gov.au/cms_images/awm131/014/014917.pdf

Cheers

Sue

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If you have a look in the collection database of the Australian War Memorial they have the following;

http://cas.awm.gov.au/TST2/cst.acct_master...r&bos=Win32

ID Number: 1DRL/0243

Title: Digges La Touche, Everard (Lieutenant)

Maker: Digges La Touche, Everard

Object type: Letters

Place made: Ireland

Date made: 1915

Measurements: 1 wallet: 1 cm.

Summary: Collection relating to the service of Lieutenant Everard Digges La Touche, 2 Battalion, Gallipoli, 1915. Collection includes a handwritten transcript of extracts from letters sent to Digges La Touche's mother in Ireland.

Extracts made by Mrc C. Digges La Touche (mother), Dublin, Ireland, and sent to the Memorial through Australia House, London in response to the Memorial's request. Location of originals unknown.

Copyright: External copyright

Copying provisions: Copying permitted subject to physical condition

Access: Open

If you are interested in seeing this, it would be worth contacting the AWM to see if they can copy it for you.

Regards

Andrew

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Don't suppose he was a relative of some sort of 'Billy' La Touche Cogreave, V.C. by any chance?

Edwin

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... interested in Photo's of his headstone in Lone Pine, and memorial Plaque's in St Patrick's Dublin and Monastereven Anglican Church Ireland, any help greatly appreciated.

The following memorials to Everard Digges LaTouche can be seen on www.irishwarmemorials.ie:

St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin 8: http://www.irishwarmemorials.ie/html/showM...al.php?show=405

St. John’s Church, Newcastle, Co. Down: http://www.irishwarmemorials.ie/html/showM...al.php?show=205 and http://www.irishwarmemorials.ie/html/showM...al.php?show=209

War Memorial, Newcastle, Co. Down: http://www.irishwarmemorials.ie/html/showM...al.php?show=197

Trinity College, Dublin 2: http://www.irishwarmemorials.ie/html/showP...?pictureID=1162

Zion Church, Rathgar, Dublin 6: http://www.irishwarmemorials.ie/html/showM...al.php?show=349

Mt. Jerome cemetery, Dublin 6: http://www.irishwarmemorials.ie/html/place...ils.php?show=94

The images on the website are all of less than 100kb, but images of about 1MB can be supplied on request. I didn't know about the memorial in the church in Monasterevin, and I'll record it some day. He must have more memorials in Ireland than almost anyone else!

Michael

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The following memorials to Everard Digges LaTouche can be seen on www.irishwarmemorials.ie:

St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin 8: http://www.irishwarmemorials.ie/html/showM...al.php?show=405

St. John’s Church, Newcastle, Co. Down: http://www.irishwarmemorials.ie/html/showM...al.php?show=205 and http://www.irishwarmemorials.ie/html/showM...al.php?show=209

War Memorial, Newcastle, Co. Down: http://www.irishwarmemorials.ie/html/showM...al.php?show=197

Trinity College, Dublin 2: http://www.irishwarmemorials.ie/html/showP...?pictureID=1162

Zion Church, Rathgar, Dublin 6: http://www.irishwarmemorials.ie/html/showM...al.php?show=349

Mt. Jerome cemetery, Dublin 6: http://www.irishwarmemorials.ie/html/place...ils.php?show=94

The images on the website are all of less than 100kb, but images of about 1MB can be supplied on request. I didn't know about the memorial in the church in Monasterevin, and I'll record it some day. He must have more memorials in Ireland than almost anyone else!

Michael

Many thanks photos are very good quality.

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Shancrom

Both Everard and Averell are on pages 148 & 149 of "Our Heroes: Mons to The Somme - August 1914 to July 1916" originally printed in 1916 and recently reproduced by the Naval and Military Press. Info and pictures, (although not great) if you don't have a copy of the above book let me know and I will see what I can do to get the info to you.

Regards, Tommy.

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Shancrom

Both Everard and Averell are on pages 148 & 149 of "Our Heroes: Mons to The Somme - August 1914 to July 1916" originally printed in 1916 and recently reproduced by the Naval and Military Press. Info and pictures, (although not great) if you don't have a copy of the above book let me know and I will see what I can do to get the info to you.

Regards, Tommy.

Unfotunately dont have the book would appreciate any asssitance with the info

Regards

Shancrom

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Shancrom

Please PM me with your e-mail address and I will see what I can do to get the info to you. Have you a photograph of Rfn John McCance, Dundrum as I have turned up one.

Regards, Tommy.

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