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Ernest James SPINKS

Regimental number5188
Place of birthPenguin Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressPenguin, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Mr J Spinks, Penguin, Tasmania
Enlistment date19 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Broad Gauge Railway Operating Company
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1919

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