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Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne
Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne

Spivey, Percy William (4909)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 26 years 11 months

Enlistment Details: Tuesday, 16 November 1915 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 4909          view online service record

17 Capel Street
North Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
G L Spivey (brother)
17 Capel Street
North Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Tuesday, 7 March 1916
Ship: HMAT Wiltshire A18
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion – 15th Reinforcements

KIA: Monday, 27 November 1916
Place: France

Brother: George Liardet Spivey

Private, 60 Infantry, Killed in Action 27 November 1916, France, aged 29, commemorated Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France.

Parents: Frederick and Mary SPIVEY (late), born Port Melbourne, educated King Street SS, West Melbourne. He enlisted as a 27-year-old furnaceman, his father in Capel Street, North Melbourne. Mentioned In Despatches, no known grave. Brother 2767, George Liardet SPIVEY; a note on Percy’s Attestation dated in 1922 reveals the death of his father and his brother George legally appointed next of kin.

Additional research by Brian Membrey

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