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Regimental number183
Place of birthBelmont, Geelong, Victoria
SchoolBelmont and Queenscliff State Schools, Victoria
Address53 Kent Street, Kew, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, W.E. Spriggins, 53 Kent Street, Kew, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameSignal Company Engineers Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/11/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board TRANSPORT A30 Borda on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Signal Company
FateDied of disease 21 November 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 17), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry Edwin and Alice SPRIGGINS

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