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William SHARPE

Regimental number795
Place of birthPike Dale, Stanthorpe, Queensland
SchoolGlenlyon, Stanthorpe, Queensland
OccupationEngine driver
AddressGlenlyin, Stanthorp. Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, David Sharpe, Glenlyin, Stanthorp, Queensland
Enlistment date15 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A53 Itria on 9 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 13 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialPieta Military Cemetery (Plot B, Row V, Grave No. 6), Europe
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Emily SHARPE, "Gleniyon", Stanthorpe, Queensland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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