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Albert Edward SPILLING

Regimental number424
Place of birthYarmouth England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCordial manufacturer
AddressNews Street, Dalby, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Louisa Starling, News Street, Dalby, Queensland
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollRSM
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Date of death12 November 1955
Place of burialToowoomba War Cemetery

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