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Raymond Woodall SPARROW

Regimental number1013
Place of birthMorphett Vale South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
AddressMarion Road, Lockleys, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Amelia Sparrow, Marion Road, Lockleys, South Australia
Enlistment date12 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name43rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 March 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4522 Sergeant Reginald Gordon Benjamin SPARROW MM, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 22 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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