Reginald Gordon Benjamin (Spoggy) SPARROW MM

SPARROW, Reginald Gordon Benjamin

Service Number: 4522
Enlisted: 18 August 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Company Sergeant Major
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Gumeracha, South Australia, 27 September 1896
Home Town: Lockleys, City of West Torrens, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Natural causes, Adelaide, South Australia, 14 February 1990, aged 93 years
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
Memorials: Old Reynella School Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

18 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4522, 27th Infantry Battalion, Adelaide, South Australia
25 Mar 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4522, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Shropshire, Adelaide
25 Mar 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4522, 27th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
9 Aug 1918: Wounded "The Last Hundred Days", GSW (left leg)
24 Oct 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Company Sergeant Major, SN 4522, 27th Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Wounded SN 4522, 27th Infantry Battalion

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Awarded the Military Medal for gallantry - Citation (www.awm.gov.au)