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William George McSPARRON

Regimental number541
Place of birthLondonderry, Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, George McSparron, Stread, Stread Arron, Ireland
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6-9 July 1915
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 9), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
33
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Jane McSPARRON. Native of Straid, Straidarron, Londonderry, Ireland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, McSPARRON William George

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