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Raymond George SPRAKE

Regimental number51701
Date of birth26 January 1890
Place of birthMurtoa, Victoria
AddressNiton, Murtoa, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 7.75"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinSister, Miss E M Sprake, Niton, Murtoa, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date18 December 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 December 1917
Place of enlistmentHorsham, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd General (Victorian) Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 5 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Discharge date12 November 1919
Other details

War service: England

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 6 September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 12 November 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death12 September 1957
Age at death67
Place of burialMurtoa Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, SPRAKE Raymond George

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