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Regimental number21
Place of birthSouth Melbourne Victoria
SchoolAlbert Park State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver
Address31 Beaconsfield Parade, Albert Park, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Ted Spiller, 31 Beaconsfield Parade, Albert Park, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of disease 17 December 1918
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialAbbeville Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row F, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Mahalah SPILLER, 35 Beaconsfield Parade, Albert Park, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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