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4th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A personal letter to Company Sergeant Major Harry James Sparkes from Brigadier E. L. Luce of Arn Down, Warminster, Wiltshire. It is dated 5th September 1946 and is regarding Mr. Sparks, who found his job unsatisfactory.

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4th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A personal letter to Company Sergeant Major Harry James Sparkes from C. S. Srapen of 2 Bathwick Hill, Bath. It is dated 9th September 1946 and enclosed a job reference.

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4th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A personal letter to Company Sergeant Major Harry James Sparkes from J. Corby of the Battalion who were still in BAOR. It is dated 22nd September 1946 and is regarding congratulating him on receiving the Military Medal.

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4th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A personal letter to Company Sergeant Major Harry James Sparkes from G. F. Hales of The Vicarage, Netheravon, Salisbury. It is dated 6th September 1946 and enquiring about his health and saying that he was pleased to have been able to supply a reference for him.

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4th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A personal letter to Company Sergeant Major Harry James Sparkes from Brigadier E. L. Luce of Arn Down, Warminster. It is dated 29th April 1949 and wishing to arrange a meeting to discuss leaving the Territorial Army.

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4th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A two page letter to Wiltshire County Council from Reverend. G. F. Hales of The Vicarage at Netheravon, Salisbury. It is dated 6th September 1946 and recommending Company Sergeant Major Harry James Sparkes for a position as an Assistant Engineer.

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4th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A letter headed 'To Whom It May Concern' from Colonel W. A. Starkey (Retired) of 4th Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment. It is dated 9th September 1946 and recommending Company Sergeant Major Harry James Sparkes.

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4th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - Discharge Certificate for Company Sergeant Major H. J. Sparkes, dated 23rd June 1947 and issued by Infantry and A.A.C. Record Office at Exeter and giving a discharge date of 22nd May 1947.

Person(s): Sparkes, H J, WO2;


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4th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A display copy of the Certificate of Transfer to the Army Reserve for Company Sergeant Major H. J. Sparkes, dated 7th August 1945 and issued by Infantry Record Office at Exeter giving him a transfer date of 10th October 1945.

Person(s): Sparkes, H J, WO2;


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SBYRW : 27591.1

4th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A display copy of the Record of Service for Company Sergeant Major H. J. Sparkes, dated 7th August 1945 and issued by Infantry Record Office at Exeter which gives service dates of 14th May 1939 to 9th October 1945.

Person(s): Sparkes, H J, WO2;


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4th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A display copy of a letter from Buckingham Palace to Company Sergeant Major No. 1051929 Harry James Sparkes, it is undated. It is saying that King George VI very much regrets that he was unable personally to give the award of the Military Medal.

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4th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A letter addressed 'To Whom It May Concern' from Brigadier E. L. Luce of Arn Down, Warminster, dated 5th September 1946. It is giving a reference for Company Sergeant Major Harry James Sparkes.

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The outside of the card

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4th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A display copy of the National Registration Identity Card issued to Company Sergeant Major H. J. Sparkes and dated 2nd August 1945.

Person(s): Sparkes, H J, WO2;


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4th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - Army Certificate of Education (Third Class) issued to Gunner Harry James Sparkes of Depot of Royal Horse Artillery at Woolwich, it is dated 16th November 1921.

Person(s): Sparkes, H J, Gunner;


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4th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - Army Certificate of Education (Second Class) issued to Gunner Harry James Sparkes of Depot of Royal Horse Artillery, dated 28th April 1922. It is stating that he passed in the following subjects: English, Imperial History and Citizenship, Mathematics, and Electricity and Magnetism.

Person(s): Sparkes, H J, Gunner;


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This image is Copyright to the originator and is therefore not displayed here - details of it are available at the Museum

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4th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A Short Service Enlistment Form (Army Form B 250A) issued to Harry James Sparkes at the time of joining the Army, dated 29th August 1921. It was issued at Mill Hill, London and signed by the Lieutenant Colonel of the Middlesex Regiment. Although there is nothing on the Enlistment Form to show this, he was to spend the next six years as a Gunner as can be seen from Object 27534 which is a photograph of him as a young Gunner.

Person(s): Sparkes, H J, Gunner;


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The cover

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4th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - Order of Service for the Second Army 'Thanksgiving Service' which celebrated the Conclusion of the Campaign in North West Europe, 6th June 1944 to 5th May 1945 belonging to H. J. Sparkes.

Person(s): Sparkes, H J, Gunner;


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4th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A copy of the ' News ' dated Monday 7th May 1945 issued by The Education Branch at Divisional H.Q. Issued to All Ranks of the 43rd Division and 8th Armoured Brigade.

Person(s): Sparkes, H J, Gunner;


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4th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A copy of the ' News ' dated Wednesday 9th May 1945 issued by The Education Branch At Divisional H.Q. Issued to All Ranks of the 43rd Division and 8th Armoured Brigade.

Person(s): Sparkes, H J, Gunner;


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4th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A typed list of two sheets containing the names of Officers and Men by Platoon, undated.

Person(s): Sparkes, H J, Gunner;


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