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Albert Spargo WHITBREAD

Regimental number2978
Place of birthKadina, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMiner
AddressLipson Avenue, Kadina, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 5.5"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Whitbread, Kadina, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 12 months in the Volunteer Cadets; unit disbanded.
Enlistment date14 June 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 21 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 May 1920
Discharge date10 August 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Indarra', 1 May 1920; disembarked Adelaide, 10 June 1920; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 10 August 1920.

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

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