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David Alexander SPIERS

Regimental number6339
Place of birthAscot, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMiner
AddressVickers Street, Sebastopol, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs F M Spiers, Vickers Street, Sebastopol, Victoria
Enlistment date25 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 11 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death8 October 1953
Age at death66
Place of burialBallarat New Cemetery, Victoria

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