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35th BATTALION A.I.F.

Private: 898 Edward SPARKES.

Born: 1891, Merewether, Newcastle, New South Wales. Birth Cert:

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Died: 23rd October 1926.


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INFORMATION

Edward Sparkes enlisted with C Company 35th Battalion on the 21st of November 1915 with his brother William and left Sydney on board HMAT A,,"Benalla" on the 1st of May 1916 and disembarked at Plymouth, England on the 21st of November 1916. Edward proceeded overseas and was admitted to the Military Hospital at Fargo suffering from (Epididymitis).

Herbert returned to his battalion and was Wounded in Action on the 30th of May 1917 and treated at the 9th Australian Field Ambulance before returning to duty.

Herbert returned to Australia on the 11th of May 1919 on board HMAT A.."Borda".


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