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Henry James SPICER

Regimental number7135
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFireman
AddressMaryville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Height5' 7.5"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Spicer, 44 Mozart Street, Queen's Park London W, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 September 1917
Place of enlistmentNewcastle, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 19 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Mary SPICER
Discharge date17 July 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Czaritza', 16 March 1919; disembarked 'Dunluce Castle', 15 May 1919, Sydney, to disembark in Melbourne; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 17 July 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death10 March 1935
Age at death53
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, SPICER Henry James

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