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Richard Leslie SPURLING

Regimental number3176
Place of birthHobart Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address15 De Witt Street, Battery Point, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinSister, Mrs C Chaffey, 15 De Witt Street, Battery Point, Tasmania
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 16 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Hobart Garden of Remembrance
Date of death31 August 1962

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