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William Arthur Eustace SPRINGALL

Regimental number2267
Place of birthLondon, England
Other NamesWilliam Arthur
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address100 Darby Street, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 11.5"
Weight171 lbs
Next of kinFather, G F Springall, 56 Landseer Road, Bush Hill Park, Enfield, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 July 1915
Place of enlistmentNewcastle, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Corporal
Unit from Nominal RollLight Railway Unit
FateReturned to Australia 10 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date21 April 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Somali', 10 December 1918; disembarked Sydney, 10 February 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 21 April 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death16 September 1937
Age at death42
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, SPRINGALL William Arthur Eustace

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