2409 Henry Thomas SPARKS

Date of enlistment 12th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Company C Company
Significant events while with the AIF Killed in Action – Beaurevoir

Wounded in Action – Pozieres

Hospitalised sick twice

Appointed Lance Corporal

cwgcBuried at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Gouy


Summary of Lance Corporal Sparks WW1 service record, located in the National Archives of Australia. Full details are available online, NAA Series B2455

Date Location Event
3rd October 1918 France Killed in Action
15th August 1918 France Re-joined Battalion
1st August 1918 England Proceeded on English leave
9th October 1917 Belgium Re-joined Battalion
19th September 1917 Belgium To hospital sick – boils
9th July 1917 France Re-joined Battalion
20th June 1917 England Proceeded overseas to France via Southampton
2nd May 1917 England Marched in to No.3 Command Depot Hurdcott
10th April 1917 England Discharged from hospital and marched in to Training Depot Perham Down
6th March 1917 England Transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital Dartford
6th February 1917 England Admitted 1st Southern General Hospital
4th February 1917 France Embarked Le Havre on HS Formosa for England
1st February 1917 France To hospital sick – septic toe, frost bite feet
18th December 1916 France Re-joined Battalion
14th December 1916 France Marched in to 2ADBD Etaples
13th December 1916 England Proceeding overseas from Folkestone on Princess Henrietta
22nd October 1916 England Marched in to No.6 Training Battalion from No.1 Command Depot Perham Down
25th September 1916 England Granted furlough
22nd September 1916 England Marched in to No.1 Command Depot Perham Down
10th August 1916 England Admitted Beaufort War Hospital Bristol
9th August 1916 France Embarked at Le Havre for England on HS Mahano
8th August 1916 France Admitted 8th General Hospital Rouen
5th August 1916 France Wounded in Action – gunshot wound to left shoulder and abdomen. Admitted to 44CCS
30th July 1916 France Appointed Lance Corporal
26th March 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
8th January 1916 Egypt Taken on Strength, Tel-el-Kabir
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Departed Melbourne on RMS Osterley
3rd August 1915 Australia Assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
19th July 1915 Australia Marched into Broadmeadows depot


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