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Liscombe Reginald Emanuel SPILLER

Regimental number193
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolSaint Peters (Catholic) College
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSt John's Road, Glenelg, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Frances Agnes Spiller, St John's Road, Glenelg, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name27th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 June 1916
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialLa Plus Douve Farm Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 8), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frank and Frances SPILLER, 27 Jetty Road, Glenelg, South Australia. Native of Adelaide
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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