Edward Sparke

View in Catalogue Record

First name: Edward

Middle name:

Last name: Sparke

Personal information:

Private Edward Sparke, law clerk of Waratah, NSW enlisted in the Infantry, Field Ambulance, A.I.F. at Sydney, Aug. 1914 and embarked on board Transport A14 Euripides, 20 Oct. 1914. He served in Egypt, Gallipoli and France. (Later transfered to 1st Battalion) . He was wounded at Bullecourt, France May 1917 and returned to Australia 21 July 1917. Lieutenant on NR

Ragtime sketches on board our transport / Vasco, 1917
Ragtime sketches captures mateship on route to the Front

Eighty days on the transport ship Suevic afforded caricaturist Louis Vasco plenty of time to observe. These Ragtime Sketches On Board Our Tranport capture the chaps uniquely, and their life at sea on route to England. Read more about Louis Vasco in Stories.

Ph: +61 2 9273 1414
Fax: +61 2 9273 1255

State Library of NSW
Macquarie Street,
Sydney NSW 2000,

Media Enquiries