Charles SPRATT

Regimental number526
Place of birthHargraves, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMill hand
AddressHargraves, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 7"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Spratt, Hargraves, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 March 1915
Place of enlistmentBoulder, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3-6 November 1916
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row A, Grave No. 11), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
114
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Annie SPRATT, 'Smeaton', Edward Street, Bondi, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin: 2880 Corporal William Thomas LEGGETT, 1st King's Life Guards, British Army, killed in action, 30 October 1914.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SPRATT Charles