2408 Edwin Alexander SPICER

Date of enlistment 12th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Company Transferred to 2nd Pioneer Battalion and 2nd Australian Tunnelling Company
Significant events while with the AIF  Went through the war without being wounded or hospitalised sick

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Summary of Private Spicer’s WW1 service record, located in the National Archives of Australia. Full details are available online, NAA Series B2455

Date Location Event
22nd July 1919 Australia Discharged
30th May 1919 Australia Disembarked Castalia
13th April 1919 England Return to Australia on Castalia
2nd February 1919 England Left France to England and for return to Australia
7th September 1918 France Re-joined Unit
19th August 1918 England On leave
1st April 1918 France Re-joined 2nd Pioneers
1st March 1918 France Transferred to 184th Tunnelling Company
30th September 1916 France Transferred and Taken on Strength to 2nd Pioneers
14th July 1916 France Transferred to 2nd Australian Tunnelling Company
26th March 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
11th March 1916 Egypt Transferred to 2nd Pioneer Battalion
8th January 1916 Egypt Taken on Strength, Tel-el-Kabir
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Departed Melbourne on RMS Osterley
3rd August 1915 Australia Assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
19th July 1915 Australia Marched into Broadmeadows depot


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