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Regimental number3371
Place of birthReigate, Surrey, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver
Addressc/o Miss Dallis, Beresford Road, Homebush, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 8"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs J. Sparks, Eppingham Road, Ridgegate, Surrey, England
Enlistment date2 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 28th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 11 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollTrooper
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 25 September 1919
Discharge date8 January 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as SPARKES.

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