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Alfred David SPRIGGINS

Regimental number2
Place of birthGeelong Victoria
OccupationM S Clerk
AddressMilitary Headquarters, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, J C Spriggins, Belmont, Geelong, Victoria
Enlistment date3 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name3rd Infantry Brigade, Headquarters
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A12 Saldanha on 21 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll62
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class II)
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Postal Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 4 December 1918

Meritorious Service Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173
Date: 7 November 1918

Family/military connectionsSister: Pearl SPRIGGINS, Australian Army Nursing Service, returned to Australia, 30 April 1919.

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