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Wallace John SHARPE

Regimental number2377
Place of birthGerringong, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Gerringong, New South Wales
AddressGerringong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, James Sharpe, Gerringong, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in Cadets.
Enlistment date29 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A1 Hymettus on 3 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 28 March 1918
Place of death or woundingHills of Ammon, Palestine
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialNo Known Grave
Commemoration detailsJerusalem Memorial, Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Gerringong Cemetery, New South Wales. Parents: James and Mary SHARPE, Aorangi, Gerringong, New South Wales. Photo: Peter Dennis
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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