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Edward SHARPLES

Regimental number20688
Place of birthPreston, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressEast Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Height5' 1.5"
Weight125 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs B A Sharples, 120 Beaufort Street, Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 December 1917
Place of enlistmentKatanning, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameArmy Medical Corps, General Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 10 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Discharge date1 December 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Pakeha', 6 October 1919; disembarked Perth, 16 November 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 1 December 1919.

Cause of death: drowning

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death25 December 1927
Age at death42
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, SHARPLES Edward

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