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Regimental number5123
Place of birthAcacia Creek, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressKillarney, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinFather, Richard Spreadborough, Killarney, Queensland
Enlistment date3 May 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 April 1920
Discharge date7 August 1920
Family/military connectionsBrother: 374 Pte Octavus Lomas SPREADBOROUGH, 9th Bn, returned to Australia, 7 November 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board SS 'Bahia Castillo', 17 April 1920; disembarked Sydney, 21 June 1920, for onward travel by rail to Brisbane; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 7 August 1920.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSee 375 lrwin Robert SPREADBOROUGH for first period of service.
SourcesNAA: B2455, SPREADBOROUGH Irwin Robert

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