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Edward Mason SPOONER

Regimental number2663
Place of birthBrunswick, Victoria
Place of birthSouthampton, England
ReligionChurch of England
Address76 Talbot Street, West Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinMrs R S Spooner, 76 Talbot Street, West Brunswick, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 31 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death45
Age at death from cemetery records45
Place of burialSouthend-on-Sea (Sutton Road) Cemetery (Row E, Grave No. 3438), Essex, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Ann SPOONER; husbane of Rebecca SPOONER, Clarence Street, East Brunswick, Victoria
Family/military connectionsSon: Killed in action in France.

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