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Regimental number2030
Place of birthAmsterdam, Holland
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolHead, School, Holland
Age on arrival in Australia16
Address211 Kent Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinH B Springhouse, Kansas City, United States of America
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 January 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 10 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 November 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death10 November 1915
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 7), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Anton and Elisabeth SPRINKHUYSEN, Nassaukade 312, Amsterdam, Holland. Stated to be Anton VAN SPRINKHUYSEN
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsTrue name: Anton VAN SPRINKHUYSEN

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