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Alfred Sparks

  • Service number
    • WWI 16/739 AWMM
    • WWII 816157 AWMM
    • WWII: 816157 (2/19/132) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • WWII: 11 Coy NMR Wanganui & 2 W.W.C. Regt Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military Record
    • 2nd NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alfred AWMM
  • Surname
    Sparks AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 16/739 AWMM
    • WWII 816157 AWMM
    • WWII: 816157 (2/19/132) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    8 January 1895 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military record
  • Place of birth
    Waikawa, Picton Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military record
  • Birth notes
    son of John Francis & Florence Sparks Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military record
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM S.S. Pateena, care of Union Steamship Company, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • WWII: Fox Road, Wanganui Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military record
  • Post war occupation
    Engine Driver Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military record
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs Sparks (mother), Waikawa, Picton, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Lilian Sparks of Wanganui Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military record
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 18 September 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
    • 1930 married Lillian Maud Sillence Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Egyptian, Egyptian EF & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military Record
    • WWII: NZ Territorial Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • WWII: 11 Coy NMR Wanganui & 2 W.W.C. Regt Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military Record
    • 2nd NZ Maori Pioneer Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    • WWI 16/739 AWMM
    • WWII 816157 AWMM
    • WWII: 816157 (2/19/132) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Military service
    • 1915-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military Record
    • 1940-1943 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • 1939-1945 NZ War Medal
      NZ War Service Medal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military Record
    • 1914-1915 Star
      British War Medal
      Victory Medal
      (MM) The MILITARY MEDAL: Oct 1917 awarded for acts of Gallantry on the Field Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
    • 10 July 1917 at Takapuna Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military Record
    • 16 June 1940 at Whanganui Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military reord
  • Occupation before enlistment
    • Seaman on the ship 'SS Pateena' Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military record
    • WWII: Engine Driver for P.W.D. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military record
  • Age on enlistment
    • 45yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military reord
    • 20yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military Record

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
    Aug 1916 slightly wounded leg Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military Record

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WWI: Corporal
    WWII: Sergeant Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    7 April 1958 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Age at death
    62yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of death
    Cape Palliser, (Southern North Island Coast), NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Cause of death
    Drowning Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
12 September 2016Jane ElizabethAuckland, NZOther relative
07 March 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
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