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George Frederick SPINKS

Regimental number61000
Place of birthShepparton, Victoria
SchoolState School, VIctoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBaker
AddressSalisbury Avenue, Ivanhoe, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 0"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinFather, C. Spinks, Salisbury Avenue, Ivanhoe, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 May 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 May 1918
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th General (Victorian) Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 31 August 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollGeneral Service Reinforcements
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of Influenza
FateDied of disease 19 October 1918
Place of death or woundingDied and Buried at Sea
Age at death19
Place of burialNo Known Grave
Commemoration detailsHollybrook Memorial, Southampton, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
185
Other details

Embarked Melbourne, 31 August 1918.

Admitted to Ship's Hospital, 11 October 1918 (influenza); discharged, 15 October 1918.

Admitted to Ship's Hospital, 15 October 1918 (influenza).

Died, 19 October 1918, and buried at sea the same day.

Medal: British War Medal.
SourcesNAA: B2455, SPINKS George Frederick

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