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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: Military personnel file
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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