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Herbert WEATHERSPOON

Regimental number7119
Other NamesHerbert Leonard
ReligionMethodist
OccupationButcher
AddressTwo Wells, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Weatherspoon, Two Wells, South Australia
Enlistment date31 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 April 1918
Place of burialMeteren Military Cemetery (Plot V, Row B, Grave 588), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
61
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 801 Pte John WEATHERSPOON, 43rd Bn, killed in action, 19 February 1917; 2890 Pte Pte Sydney George WEATHERSPOON, 43rd Bn, returned to Australia, 25 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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