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Regimental number1811
Place of birthBendigo Victoria
AddressWoodland Farm, Woodstock West PO, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine May Spedding, Woodland Farm, Woodstock West PO, Victoria
Enlistment date24 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 17 March 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1811A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Division Infantry Details
FateReturned to Australia 18 October 1917
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4915 Corporal Hugh SPEDDING, 57th Bn, killed in action, 20 August 1918; 2893 Pte Harold SPEDDING, AIF Headquarters, effective abroad (still overseas); 51695 Pte Bruce SPEDDING, AB Headquarters, returned to Australia, 22 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, victory Medal
Date of death16 May 1949
Age at death54
Place of burialRochester Cemetery, Victoria

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