Born: 22 February 1898.
Family: The first child of Edwin and Harriet Sparkes of 6 Alkington Road, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Arthur married Sarah O’Boyle in 1924.
Civilian Occupation: He was employed as a groom prior to the war. In 1939 he was a gardener.
Residence: In 1919 he was living at 6 Scotland Street and in 1939 he lived at 22 Newport Road, Whitchurch, Shropshire.
Died: On 5 August 1960.
Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps
Service Number: R/258416
Date of Enlistment: 1 March 1916
Date of Discharge: 28 November 1919
Reason for Discharge: Demobilisation