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William Percival SPARKES

Regimental number1654
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
Address'Glen View', Annerley Road, Annerley, South Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Sparkes, Annerley Road, South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Battery 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A22 Rangatira on 25 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollBQMS
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William James and Mary Ann SPARKES. Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death15 September 1921
Age at death39
Place of burialToowong Cemetery, Queensland

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