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Arthur Thomas SPRAGUE

Regimental number20096
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMale nurse
AddressMarrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Height5' 8"
Weight176 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs M A Sprague, 'Anchorage', Jabez Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Previous military serviceHome Service A.M.C. 1 9/12 years
Enlistment date10 April 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 April 1918
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMedical Officers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 8 May 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollNo 2 Section Sea Transport
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Date of death28 June 1919
Age at death from cemetery records45
Place of burialWaverley Cemetery (Portion Methodist), New South Wales
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Wife of Martha Ann SPRAGUE. Native of Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales. Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, NSW.
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Armagh', 5 April 1919; disembarked Sydney, 20 May 1919; died before discharge.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SPRAGUE Arthur Thomas

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