Second Lieutenant Frank Edward Sparrow

Regiment: Royal Engineers
Date published: 29/09/1916
Killed in action: Yes
Date of death: 13/08/1916
Age at death: 37
Cemetery: Dive Copse British Cemetery, Sailly Le Sec, Somme, France
Plot: II. F. 20.
Information: Second Lieutenant Frank Edward Sparrow, Royal Engineers, who was killed in action on August 13th, 1916, was the elder son of the late Mr. Edward Sparrow and Mrs. Sparrow, 55 Palmerston Road, Dublin. He was educated at Newtown School, Waterford, and the College of Science. He was a pupil of Mr. R. Caulfield Orpen, R.H.A., and was closely identified with the Architectural Association, of which he was hon. secretary and treasurer for several years, and some time prior to obtaining his commission he was Poor Law Inspector for the southwest of Ireland. He was a member of Trinity College O.T.C., and was well known as an enthusiastic golfer.