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Alfred Thomas SPOONER

Regimental number57913
Date of birth4 January 1900
Place of birthThanes Creek via Warwick, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressThanes Creek, Goondiwindi, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 9.75"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinFather, A W Spooner, Thanes Creek, Goondiwindi, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets; subsequently lived in Exempt Area under Compulsory Military Training scheme.
Enlistment date16 January 1918
Place of enlistmentToowoomba, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameQueensland Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 July 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Discharge date29 November 1919
Other details

War service: England

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suevic', 23 July 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 29 November 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death31 December 1960
Age at death60
SourcesNAA: B2455, SPOONER Alfred Thomas

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