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Joseph Henry SPILLER

Regimental number438
Place of birthKangaroo Point, Queensland
SchoolFortitude Valley State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
Address75 Hill Street, Valley, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Spiller, 75 Hill Street, Valley, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceJoseph Spiller served for twelve months on HMS Pyramus when he was 14 years of age
Enlistment date4 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A44 Vestalia on 19 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 17 July 1918
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialJerusalem War Cemetery (Row H, Grave No. 39), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Annie SPILLER, Quay Street, Bulimba, Queensland
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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