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Spargo, Edwin Bennett (1888–1915)

Edwin Bennett Spargo, 1915 Lekegian & Co

Edwin Bennett Spargo, 1915 Lekegian & Co

P10058.001, Australian War Memorial

LIEUTENANT EDWIN BENNETT SPARGO

Born in Brunswick in 1888. From Tooronga Road, East Malvern. Attended Melbourne Grammar School in 1907 - Athletic team. Served with 63rd Infantry before enlisting in the 6th Battalion in 1914. Served in the Landing at Gallipoli. He was killed in action at German Officers' Trench on August 7, 1915. He has no known grave and is commemorated in the Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli.

Original Publication

  • Melbourne Cricket Club Roll of Honour 1914-1918, 1998, p 20

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'Spargo, Edwin Bennett (1888–1915)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/spargo-edwin-bennett-24297/text33045, accessed 22 January 2021.

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