Service Record Name SPERO, MAURICE Service Australian Army Service Number N69522 Date of Birth 14 Jan 1890 Place of Birth LONDON, ENGLAND Date of Enlistment 16 Oct 1939 Locality on Enlistment CITY, NSW Place of Enlistment SYDNEY, NSW Next of Kin Unknown Date of Discharge 18 Mar 1943 Date of Death 27 Aug 1944 Rank Staff Sergeant Posting at Discharge 2 GARRISON BATTALION WW2 Honours and Gallantry None for display Prisoner of War No Roll of Honour Unknown Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 2002.
Name: SPERO, MAURICE Initials: M Nationality: Australian Rank: Staff Sergeant Regiment: Australian Infantry Unit Text: A.C.M.F. 2nd Grn. Bn. Age: 54 Date of Death: 27/08/1944 Service No: N69522 Additional information: Son of Lazarus and Rachel Spero, of London, England. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Jewish. Sec. 11. Grave 332. Cemetery: ROOKWOOD NECROPOLIS, SYDNEY
Cemetery: ROOKWOOD NECROPOLIS, SYDNEY Country: Australia Locality: New South Wales Location Information: Rookwood Necropolis is 11 miles west of Sydney, its perimeter bounded by the suburbs of Lidcombe, Flemington, Strathfield and Chullora. It can be reached by road by following the Great Western Highway (Parramatta Road) from Sydney. After travelling nine-and three-quarters miles turn south into Marlborough Road which continues direct to the cemetery. Historical Information: There are nearly 400, 1914-18 war and 250, 1939-45 war casualties commemorated in this cemetery, in many different sections. No. of Identified Casualties: 651