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Old 27-12-21, 02:31 PM
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Ernest Spong served in the Royal Dublin Fusiliers and in the London Regiment.
It's possible that he's the man in the photo, depending on which Battalion of the London Regiment he was in.

First Name:
E
Surname:
Spong
Incident Details:
War Office Daily List No. 5554
Report Date:
01/05/1918
More Information:
Entitled to wear a "Wound Stripe" as authorised under Army Order 204 of 6th July 1916. The terms of this award being met by being named in this list.
Rank:
Private
Service Number:
43268
Casualty Listed As:
Wounded
Next Of Kin Address:
Bermondsey, S.E.
Service:
British Army
Primary Unit:
Royal Dublin Fusiliers
Archive Reference:
NLS 1918_WList40
British Army daily reports - missing, dead, wounded & POWs – WWI

First Name:
E
Surname:
Spong
Incident Details:
War Office Daily List No. 5364
Report Date:
14/09/1917
More Information:
Entitled to wear a "Wound Stripe" as authorised under Army Order 204 of 6th July 1916. The terms of this award being met by their naming in this list.
Rank:
Private
Service Number:
43268
Casualty Listed As:
Wounded
Next Of Kin Address:
Bermondsey, S.E.
Service:
British Army
Primary Unit:
Royal Dublin Fusiliers
Archive Reference:
NLS 1917_WList07
British Army daily reports - missing, dead, wounded & POWs – WWI

First Name:
Ernest
Surname:
Spong
Regiments served with:
Unit Rank Service Number
London Regiment Private 323108
Royal Dublin Fusiliers Private 43268
Archive Reference:
WO 372/18/223303
(Can be found at The National Archives in Kew, and contains First World War, War Office: Service Medal and Award Rolls Index)
Nominal index of all service personnel serving in a theatre of war 1914-1919
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