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William John SPARKS

Regimental number4533
Place of birthDorking England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTeamster
AddressBunbury, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Sparks, 17 Mount Street, Dorking, Surrey, England
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 June 1957

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