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Henry Thomas SPARKS

Regimental number2409
Place of birthAscot Vale, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address121 Eastwood Street, Kensington, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, H Sparks, 121 Eastwood Street, Kensington, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Osterley on 29 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 October 1918
Place of death or woundingBeaurevoir, France
Age at death27.7
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialProspect Hill Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 9), Gouy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
97
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and R. SPARKS, 121 Eastwood Street, Kensington, Victoria

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