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Alfred Frank SPRATT

Regimental number1565
Place of birthOrange New South Wales
ReligionBaptist
OccupationBlacksmiths striker
Address2 Wallace Street, Islington, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs M J Spratt, 2 Wallace Street, Islington, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name20th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 6 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Medals

Military Medal

'On 31st August, 1918, during the operations on MT. ST. QUENTIN, North East of PERONNE, this soldier single handed reconnoitred enemy movement beyond the objective and attacked an enemy post single handed the occupants of which he took prisoner, he was wounded. He displayed conspicuous gallantry during the advance.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 115
Date: 10 October 1919

Date of death25 June 1964

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