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Current record for: W L Sparrey
Deceased Folder  Deceased Folder
Name W L Sparrey
Born in Islington
Resident of Not Known
Died 23/06/1917
Age 35

Cause of Death Killed accidentally

Cemetery or memorial Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe, France
Grave or panel reference I. R. 51.

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World War 1

Relative(s)      Relative(s)
  • Thomas Sparrey, Father
    58A, Tufnell Park Road, Holloway
Military Information Military Information

Rank Gunner
Service Number 125252
Unit 308th Siege Battery,
Regiment Royal Garrison Artillery
Service Army
Enlisted in Not Known