Spivey, William (538)

Place of Birth: Yarraville, VIC

Age: 24 years 4 months

Enlistment Details: Tuesday, 1 September 1914 – Broadmeadows, VIC

Service Number: 538            view online service record

Address:
244 High Street
Yarraville, VIC

Next of Kin:
Mrs Spivey (mother)
244 High Street
Yarraville, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Monday, 19 October 1914
Ship: HMAT Hororata A20
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion

Fate:
RTA: Tuesday, 8 October 1918
Discharged: Friday, 31 January 1919


William wrote to his father about the second landing at Gallipoli and details were published in the Port Melbourne Standard newspaper 7 August 1915. Although William enlisted from Yarraville, he article reports he had previously lived on the Esplanade, Port Melbourne.

1915 ‘AT GALLIPOLI.’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 7 August, p. 1, viewed 30 July, 2015, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article91165273

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