Son of Pte. Henry Robert Sprake, The Dorsetshire Regt. (died on active service 8th December, 1939) and Lily Maria Sprake, of Bridport, Dorsetshire
Sunk by USS Bonefish, off Kangean Islands 6º 22' South by 116º 35' East. Japanese Captain Kawano orders the shooting of the prisoners in the water. From 14.15 – 16.30 the Minesweeper W.12 massacres the survivors using machine gun and rifles. No survivors.
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