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Herbert Gladstone SPIRES

Regimental number854
Place of birthNewcastle Upon Tyne England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSaddler
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Spires, Race Street, Newcastle-on-Tyne, England
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name(1st) Divisional Train, 4th Company, Army Service Corps
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board TRANSPORT A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board TRANSPORT A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board A2 Geelong on 19 October 1914
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A1 Hymettus on 22 October 1914
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 2 November 1914
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Service Corps Details
FateReturned to Australia 21 March 1919

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