The AIF Project

William SPAIN

Regimental number8622
Place of birthLimerick, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDentist
Address41 Roches Street, Limerick, Ireland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 4"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinBrother, Michael Spain, 41 Roches Street, Limerick, Ireland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameInfantry Brigade 4,Field Ambulance 5, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/48/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps Details
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Katherine SPAIN
Discharge date23 August 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orontes', 15 May 1919; disembarked Sydney, 1 July 1919; disembarked (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 23 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death18 January 1938
Age at death49
Place of burialKatoomba Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, SPAIN William

Print format