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Full Name: George Sprott
Rank Last Held: Rifleman
Forename(s): George
Surname: Sprott
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 23/289
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Labourer
Next of Kin: Mrs M. Sprott (mother), Post-office, Momona, Otago, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit: 33rd Reinforcements E Company
Embarkation Date: 31 December 1917
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport: HMNZT 99
Vessel: Athenic
Destination: Glasgow, Scotland
Nominal Roll Number: 76
Page on Nominal Roll: 18
Last Unit Served: New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 1st Battalion
Place of Death: Le Cateau, France
Date of Death: 8 October 1918
Year of Death: 1918
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Cemetery Name: Naves Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France
Grave Reference: III. D. 3.
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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