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Walker Edgar SPEARING

Regimental number4314
Place of birthWheatey, Oxfordshire, England
SchoolWheatey Council School, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSurry Farm, Currabubula, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs L Spearing, 10 William Street Cowley Road, Oxford, England
Enlistment date18 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded at Flers, Somme - France, Died at Abbeville, France
FateDied of wounds 4 March 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Walker spelt Walter
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialAbbeville Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 26), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
71
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Harriet SPEARING, 10 William Street, Oxford, England. Native of Wheatley, Oxford. Spelt WALTER
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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