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Andrew Blake SPIERS

Regimental number2
Place of birthNewcastle Upon Tyne England
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationWarehouse assistant
AddressFairfield Street, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Robert Hume Spiers, Fairfield Street, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date4 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentRegimental Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit name31st Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship an individual in the Headquarters embarked. Two ships left Melbourne carrying men from the 31st Battalion: HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship an individual in the Headquarters embarked. Two ships left Melbourne carrying men from the 31st Battalion: HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollComissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 May 1919

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