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Henry Edward Sparkes

Grave site  at Waikumete Cemetery, Auckland, for Henry Edward Sparkes (13/2919). Image provided by Hugh Grenfell, March 2016. © Auckland Museum CC BY.

Grave site at Waikumete Cemetery, Auckland, for Henry Edward Sparkes (13/2919). Image provided by H …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Sparkes AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 13/2919 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    Fireman Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 1 February 2016 - Waikumete Cemetery online database; http://waitakere.govt.nz/cnlser/cm/cemeterysearch/cemeterydetails.aspx?id=91448
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.M. Sparkes (wife), 7 Simeon Quay, Lyttelton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 8 January 1916 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/2919 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • From Paul Baker's notes: 'of 62 Brown Street, Ponsonby, late of Onehunga, husband of Laura Josephine. Died Auckland Hospital, aged 52, private interment.' AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    31 March 1939 AWMM
    Age 52 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM ANGLICAN DIVISION D Row 4, Plot 3  AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
    ANGLICAN DIVISION D Row 4, Plot 3 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 1 February 2016 - Waikumete Cemetery online database; http://waitakere.govt.nz/cnlser/cm/cemeterysearch/cemeterydetails.aspx?id=91448
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
24 April 2023Shonteil lee Hawkes bayDirect descendant
01 February 2016Sarndra Auckland, New ZealandResearcher

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