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John Joseph SPERLING

Regimental number1194
Place of birthKoonwarra, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, R Sperling, Connewarre, Victoria
Enlistment date2 October 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1143
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of disease 8 July 1915
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialEast Mudros Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. I), Lemnos, Greece
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
54
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Emma SPERLING

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