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Charles Wilfred SPETTS

Regimental number1461
Place of birthWalhalla, Victoria
SchoolWalhalla State School, Victoria
Address1 Main Street, Walhalla, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinSister, Miss Caroline Spetts, Main Street, Walhalla, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date31 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1303
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 34), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Eleanor SPETTS. Native of Walhalla, Gipplsand, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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