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William Paterson SPRY

Regimental number669
Place of birthBendigo Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressKaneira, via Wycheproof, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Spry, Kaneira, via Wycheproof, Victoria
Enlistment date9 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1918
Family/military connectionsStep-brother: 12196 Driver Roy HORE, 6th Field Artillery Brigade, died of wounds, 21 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 July 1967
Place of burialQueenscliff Cemetery

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