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Harold Howard SPANG

Regimental number1427
Place of birthWilliamstown, Victoria
SchoolNorth Williamstown State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinBrother, A Peter Spang, Mansfield, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied whilst a Prisoner of War 18 October 1917
Place of death or woundingValenciennes, France
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialValenciennes Communal Cemetery (Plot IV, Row F, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Peter and Kerenhappuck SPANG

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