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William John SPINKS

Regimental number11893
Place of birthDeniliquin New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
Address14 Flemington Street, Flemington, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs J Spinks, 14 Flemington Street, Flemington, Victoria
Enlistment date27 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Ammunition Column
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 30 April 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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