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William Mervyn GLASSPOOL

Regimental number1024
Place of birthSt Margarets, Twickenham, Middlesex, England
SchoolPublic School, Surbiton, Surrey, England
Age on arrival in Australia34
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPickles Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Glasspool, Highland Road, Eastney, Portsmouth, England
Previous military serviceServed in 1st Bn Royal Dublin Fusiliers, British Army.
Enlistment date12 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 April 1918
Place of death or woundingNo Man's Land
Age at death37
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialNieppe-Bois (Rue-Du-Bois) British Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 22), Vieux-Berquin, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Martha GLASSPOOL, 13 Warblington Street, Portsmouth, England. Native of St. Margaret's, Twickenham, Middx., England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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