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Number Sapper 706

Battalion 1st Australian Mining Corps

Place of Birth Creswick

Next of Kin brother Luke Spargo of Carl St South Dudley

Date and place of enlistment Meeniyan 14/9/1915

Physical details Age 42 years and 7 months 5'8",
10 stone 6 pounds, blue eyes and dark hair.

Religion Church of England

Occupation Labourer

Date and place of death

He was killed in action on 15/8/1916 near Armentieres

Location of memorial

He was buried at Cite Bon Jean Cemetery Armentieres France

Relationship to Woorayl Shire

He lived and worked in or near Meeniyan

Military History

He is on t he Meeniyan Honour Roll
14/9/15 He enlisted in Meeniyan
He had a medical in Meeniyan with Dr. Molloy
20/2/16 He embarked from Sydney on the HMAT Ulysses
15/8/16 He was killed in action
4/7/17 Luke received a parcel
The effects were an identity discs, metal watch and chain, 2 pouches, purse wrist watch strap, mirror, regimental colours, pocket book, 2 testaments, wallet, pencil, letters, envelopes, cards needle case, small booklet, horse shoes, pendant and handkerchief
13/11/22 Luke Spargo received the medals
In his will Henry left all to his brother



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