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Harold Chesney Milne SHARP

Regimental number1320
Date of birth16 May 1994
Place of birthCanning Creek near Kooroongarra, Queensland
SchoolState School, Canning Creek, Queensland
AddressCanning Creek, Millmerran, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinBrother, James Ormond Sharp, Kooroongarra via Millmerran, Queensland
Enlistment date30 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 26 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1918
Discharge date4 April 1919 - Medically unfit
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Private David Lindsay SHARP, Regimental No. 166, 25th Battalion, died of wounds 28 April 1918, Pioneer Trench, Albert Road, France: Private Thomas John SHARP, Regimental No. 3632, 31st Battalion, returned to Australia 19 February 1919
Other details

Enlisted at Glen Innes, New South Wales

War Service: Egypt, Gallipoli, France, Western Front

Wounded in France 8 August 1919

Served four years 6 days (three years 232 days were spent abroad)

Son of David and Janet SHARP
Date of death12 July 1987 - Toowoomba General Hospital
Age at death93
Place of burialMillmerran Cemetery, Queensland

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