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Ernest Arthur SPARKES

Regimental number7549
Place of birthBellingar River New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressNewtown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr W G Sparkes, 5l5 Robert Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 March 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 14 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death7 February 1943

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