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Cpl Alfred George SPRAGGS 9/1976 and Sgt Ernest Oliver SPRAGGS MSM 13/853 & their parents | by SandyEm
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Cpl Alfred George SPRAGGS 9/1976 and Sgt Ernest Oliver SPRAGGS MSM 13/853 & their parents

In loving memory of

Sgt E[rnest] O[liver] SPRAGGS [13/853]

Died 24 July 1925

aged 36 years

and

Corporal A[lfred] G[eorge] SPRAGGS [9/1976]

Killed in action [Le Cateau, France]

7 October 1918

aged 33 years

[memorial only]

also

Elizabeth Jane SPRAGGS

Died 9 June 1928

Aged 69 years

and her beloved husband

James William

Died 13th October 1946

Aged 92 years

 

Ernest was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal[1]

 

Ernest's Cenotaph database record:

muse.aucklandmuseum.com/databases/Cenotaph/RecordDetail.a...

 

Ernest's military records are available but restricted:

www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=7820373

 

Alfred's place of burial: St. Pol British Cemetery, France[2]

 

Alfred's Cenotaph database record:

muse.aucklandmuseum.com/databases/Cenotaph/RecordDetail.a...

 

Alfred's CWGC record:

www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=586674

 

Alfred's military records are available but restricted:

www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=7820372

 

James's probate is available:

www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=9378412

 

References:

[1]

www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH1NZAr-t1-back-d1-d1.html...

[2]

www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH1-Mach-t1-back-d2.html

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