Douglas Christian SPRIGG


SPRIGG, Douglas Christian

Service Number: 696
Enlisted: 23 February 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 48th Infantry Battalion
Born: Naracoorte, South Australia, 6 December 1891
Home Town: Stansbury, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia
Schooling: Burnside, South Australia
Occupation: Shop Assistant
Died: Killed in Action, France, 8 August 1916, aged 24 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Naracoorte War Memorial, Naracoorte and District Town Hall Honour Board WW1, St Peters All Souls Anglican Church Honour Board WW1, Stansbury Dalrymple District Roll of Honor, Stansbury Memorial Institute Roll of Honour, Stansbury War Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

23 Feb 1915: Enlisted
31 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 696, 27th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
31 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 696, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Adelaide
8 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, SN 696, 48th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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