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William Alfred SPURLING

Regimental number4275
Place of birthWarracknabeal, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressGlencope Post Office, Waikerrie Line, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Spurling, Glencope Post Office, Waikerrie Line, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateDied of disease 16 August 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24.6
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialDorset and C.I. 110 Melcombe Regis Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 3143)
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
151
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and charlotte Emma SPURLING, Marama, South Australia

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