Michael Anthony Spring

Michael Anthony Spring

Michael Anthony Spring

Unit: NZEF, Canterbury Regiment

Conflict: WW1

Additional Details:

Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Spring, of Seadown, Timaru, South Canterbury.

Public Contributions:

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  • Service Number: 6/1986
  • First Name: Michael Anthony
  • Surname: Spring
  • Rank: Private
  • Date of Birth: 24 May 1889
  • Place of Birth: Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Next of Kin: John Spring (father), Seadown, Timaru, New Zealand
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Nationality of Force: New Zealand
  • Force: Army
  • Unit: NZEF, Canterbury Regiment

Casualty Details

  • Date of death: 19 August 1915
  • Conflict: WW1
  • Cause of Death:

    Died of wounds

Embarkation Details

  • Body of Embarkation: 4th Reinforcements
  • Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
  • Embarkation Date: 17 April 1915
  • Transport: HMNZT 21
    HMNZT 22
    HMNZT 23
  • Vessel: Willochra or Knight Templar or Waitomo
  • Destination: Suez, Egypt

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph, Auckland War Memorial Museum