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Alexander John SPINKS

Regimental number6359
Place of birthStanley Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
Address137 Campbell Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFriend, Miss A Smith, 137 Campbell Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date27 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 11 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 April 1918
Place of burialEbblinghem Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
45
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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