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Sparks A H     Pte    3944

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Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918


Sparks A H     Pte    3944    Arnold Harold            23 Inf Bn    18    Plasterer    Single    R C       

Address:    Ascot Vale, Geddes St, 34   

Next of Kin:    Sparks, J F, father, 34 Geddes St, Ascot Vale   

Enlisted:    20 Sep 1915       

Embarked:     A69 Warilda 8 Feb 1916   


Relatives on Active Service:

Sparks R Pte 1845 brother

Russell J M Pte 276 brother in law


Date of Death:  28/07/1916

CWGC:  "Son of James Victor and Mary Sparks, of Epsom Rd., Ascot Vale, Victoria".


Private Reginald Sparks, of 34 Geddes street, Ascot Vale, has returned to duty.  He has been wounded twice, and has undergone a serious operation. He has been on active service one year and 10 months. His younger brother, Arnold Sparks, who has been on active service for 11 months, is reported wounded and missing since July 28, 1916. Any returned soldier knowing him or anything about him would greatly oblige if they would kindly communicate with his anxious parents at 34 Geddes street, Ascot Vale. His address is Private Arnold Harold Sparks, No. 3944, 23rd Battalion, B Company. He left for the front on February 8th, 1916.


ROLL OF HONOR. (1917, February 1). The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter (Moonee Ponds, Vic. : 1914 - 1918), p. 3 Edition: Morning.. Retrieved March 21, 2012, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article74601542



War Service Commemorated

Essendon Town Hall R-Y

Moonee Ponds West State School

Essendon Gazette Roll of Honour Wounded/Missing 


No notices in The Argus to 1919

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