Roll of Honour Edward Charles Sparkes

Service number 2828
Rank Sapper
Unit Operating Section Details Australian Railway Company
Service Australian Imperial Force
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921
Date of Death 22 February 1919
Place of Death United Kingdom
Cause of Death Illness
Age at Death 28
Place of Association Unley, South Australia, Australia
Cemetery or Memorial Details Brookwood Military Cemetery, Pirbright, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Source AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

Location on the Roll of Honour

Edward Charles Sparkes's name is located at panel 26 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

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Roll of Honour circular

For the First World War the circulars were forms sent to next of kin seeking details regarding the deceased. They form the basis of the card indexes from which the original Roll of Honour was compiled.

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Personal Service Records

For information about obtaining service records please see National Archives of Australia - Personal service records .

War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour name projection

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