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Full Name
Percy George Sprott
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Percy George
Surname
Sprott
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
8/1642
First Known Rank
Private
Next of Kin
R. Sprott (father), Momona, Allanton, Otago, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Momona, New Zealand
Military District
Otago
Body on Embarkation
3rd Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Otago Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date
14 February 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima
Destination
Suez,Egypt (26 March 1915)
Page on Nominal Roll
684
Last Unit Served
Otago Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of Death
9 August 1915
Age at Death
22
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey
Memorial Reference
Panel 16
Biographical Notes
Son of Robert and Margaret Sprott, of Factory Rd., Mosgiel.
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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