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Richard SPEAR

Regimental number3945
Place of birthFootscray Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressHome Road, Newport, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, R Spear, Home Road, Newport, Victoria
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Date of death16 July 1949
Place of burialWilliamstown Cemetery

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