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Joseph SPRINGTHORPE

Regimental number6622
Date of birth11 June 1891
Place of birthNottingham England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationEngineer
AddressOxford, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Springthorpe, 10 Bentin Creek Road, Radford, Nottingham, England
Enlistment date20 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 January 1919
Discharge date5 April 1919 - Sydney. Medically unfit
Other details

Was subjected to mustard gas while serving in France

Served 867 days (754 days of which were spent abroad)
Date of death20 April 1969
Age at death77
Place of burialRookwood Crematorium, Sydney. Ashes in the Wall of Remembrance

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