Historical information

ARTHUR STANLEY SPOONER No 379 enlisted in A Coy 38th Batt on 25.2.1916 age 24 years 7 months. Embarked for England 20.6.1916, hospitalised 2.8.1916 with Influenza, hospitalised 23.9.1916 with displaced Cartlage, classified BIA. Moved through Training Battalion & No 2 Convalescent Depot in England. Returned to Australia 27.9.1917 for discharge classed Chronic Synovitis left leg, Odema left leg & discharged from the AIF 20.2.1918.

Physical description

Tan wooden frame, glass front, newspaper backing. Print in red & black ink.

Inscriptions & markings

"Arthur S Spooner
Australian Imperial Force
Served with honour & was disabled in the Great War
Honourably discharged 20.2.18
George R J
Certificate No V1308"