David SPRY

Badge Number: 19819, Sub Branch: State

SPRY, David

Service Number: 2449
Enlisted: 23 April 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Edithburgh, South Australia, 23 April 1893
Home Town: Denial Bay, Ceduna, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Natural Causes, South Australia, 27 February 1970, aged 76 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Ceduna Denial Bay and Districts WW1 Roll of Honor, Ceduna Murat Bay and District WW1 Honor Roll, Coobowie Old Scholars and Teachers WW1 Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

23 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, 2449, Keswick, South Australia
23 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2449, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '10' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Kanowna embarkation_ship_number: A61 public_note: ''
23 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 2449, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Kanowna, Adelaide
17 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, 2449, 10th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
18 Jul 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 10th Infantry Battalion
12 Jul 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, 2449
Date unknown: Involvement 10th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Twice Wounded in Action

Biography contributed

Biography written by Laura Cassell, Xavier College, SA attached as a document. Winning entry for 2019 Premier's Anzac Spirit School Prize.