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John SPEIRS

Regimental number9977
Place of birthWest Wallsend New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCoal miner
AddressThirroul, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Jane Speirs, Thirroul, New South Wales
Previous military service37th Infantry
Enlistment date21 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name9th Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 5 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919

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