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William Edward SPRAGUE

Regimental number5883
Place of birthArarat Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressYork Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elsie Sprague, 7 Abinger Street, Richmond, Victoria
Enlistment date17 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 December 1918
Date of death2 July 1949
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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