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Arthur William SPURR

Regimental number617
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
SchoolCooks Hill Public School, Newcastle, New South Wales
AddressHunter Street, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinHartley Spurr, Hunter Street, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 July 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death22 July 1915
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 10), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hartley and Rachel SPURR, 753 Hunter Street, Newcastle, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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