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James Meyrick SHARPLES

Regimental number4904
Place of birthBroken Hill New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMain Street, Outtrim, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, M Sharples, Main Street, Outtrim, Victoria
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 November 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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