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George Lyle SHARPE

Regimental number2915
Place of birthBraidwood, New South Wales
SchoolAshfield Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address9 Robert Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Wb Sharpe, 9 Robert Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 March 1917
Place of death or woundingLes Boeufs, Somme, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialGuards' Cemetery (Plot X, Row A, Grave No. 7), Lesboeufs, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
158
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Alice SHARPE, 38 Robert Street, Ashfield, New South Wales. Native of Braidwood
Family/military connectionsCousin: Reginald Sharpe, killed in action.

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