Bill Spooner (Politician)

Bill Spooner (Politician)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Sir William Henry "Bill" Spooner KCMG (23 December 1897 - 14 July 1966) was an Australian politician. Spooner was born in the Sydney suburb of Surry Hills and was educated at Christ Church School. He enlisted in the First Australian Imperial Force at the outbreak of World War I in June 1914, although under-age and served at Gallipoli and the Western Front. He was awarded the Military Medal in September 1917. In 1918 he joined the Australian Flying Corps and was promoted Second Lieutenant, before he completed his war service in August 1919. He established the accounting firm of Hungerford, Spooner & Co in 1922 with his brother Eric, who later became a United Australia Party Minister for War Organisation of Industry from June to October 1941. He studied for a diploma of economics at the University of Sydney, graduating in 1923. He married Catherine Frier Vera Bogle in April 1924.
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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • Fer Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136505703
  • 9786136505701