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Charlton William Pennington SPARROW

Regimental number22460
Place of birthSouth Yarra Victoria
Other NamesCharlton William
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCommercial traveller
Address101 Caroline Street, South Yarra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinUncle, Dr R Sparrow, Royal Navy, Roxburgh Villa, 29 Clarendon Road, Southsea, England
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentBombardier
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 23, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/133/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 14 September 1917
Place of burialBedford House Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 30), Enclosure No. 2, Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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