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Harold SPINK

Regimental number2693
Place of birthToowong, Brisbane, Queensland
SchoolState School, Toowoomba, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressPolice Station, Toowong, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, F W Spink, Police Station, Toowong, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets
Enlistment date29 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 September 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row C, Grave No. 136), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
67
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Mary SPINK. Native of Gympie, Queensland

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