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Clifford Harold SPRIGG

Regimental number1620
Date of birth17 September 1894
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
SchoolFootscray and Stansbury Peninsula State Schools, Victoria; School of Mines, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFitter
AddressPrincess Street, Croydon, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Matilda Sprigg, Agery Road, Kadina, South Australia
Previous military service77th Infantry
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 September 1919
Discharge date2 January 1920
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, France, Belgium. Contracted rheumatic fever; invalided to Ford House Hospital, Plymouth, England; recovered and returned to duty. Contracted trench fever, Ypres, Belgium; invalided to 1st London General Hospital; recovered and eturned to duty, September 1918. arrived back in Australia, November 1919.
Date of death8 January 1971

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