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Speanger Gordon WILLOUGHBY

Regimental number3963
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
Other NamesSpencer Gordon
ReligionMethodist
OccupationElectroplater
AddressDougan Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs A J Willoughby, 3 Dougan Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Australian Divisional Headquarters
FateReturned to Australia 1 August 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173
Date: 7 November 1918

Family/military connectionsBrother: 3962 Sergeant Leslie Ernest WILLOUGHBY DCM, 4th Bn, killed in action, 5 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Meritorious Service Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 November 1956
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium

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