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Fred Rupert ASPINALL

Regimental number17
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationGlazier
Address87 Francis Street, Ascot Vale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMrs M E Aspinall, 87 Francis Street, Ascot Vale, Victoria
Previous military service26th Signal Company Army Engineers
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name1st Signal Troop (1st Light Horse Brigade)
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A10 Karroo on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Squadron Engineers
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement No. 30474 (14 January 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76 (23 May 1918).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31728 (12 January 1920); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 133 (1 April 1920).

FateReturned to Australia 15 November 1918
Other details

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

Date of death5 July 1964
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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