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George Edward SPITTLES

Regimental number6114
Place of birthGayndah, Queensland
SchoolPublic School
ReligionChurch of England
AddressEssexville Parnell Street, Strathfield, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs Sarah Maud Spittles, Essexville Parnell Street, Strathfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 22 May 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. II), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Sarah SPITTLES; husband of Sarah SPITTLES, Parnell Street, Strathfield, New South Wales. Native of Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: Jack Spittles, who returned home.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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