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Henry George Kellor SHARP

Regimental number3650
Place of birthSouth Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolSouth Melbourne State School No. 1235, Victoria
AddressBuckhurst Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 7.5"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinFather, Thomas Sharp, 21 Park Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 September 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 July 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Henry George
Place of death or woundingFromelles, France
Age at death25.6
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialAnzac Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 3), Sailly-Sur-La-Lys, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Emma SHARP, 10 Eldridge Street, Footscray, Victoria. Native of South Melbourne
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Allotted to and proceeded to join 24th Bn, 14 March 1916.

Transferred to and taken on stregth of 60th Bn, Ferry Post.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Wounded in action, 19 July 1916, and admitted to 8th Field Ambulance.

Died of wounds, 21 July 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SHARP Henry George Kellor
Red Cross File No 2470102

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