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Charles Frederick SHARPE

Regimental number2044
Place of birthOamaru, New Zealand
SchoolSouth School, Oamaru, New Zealand
Age on arrival in Australia27
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Address'Glen View', Lower Sandy Bay, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFlorence Sharpe, 11 Anderson's Crest, Roslyn, Dunedin, New Zealand
Previous military serviceServed in Cadets, Oamaru, New Zealand
Enlistment date27 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Battery 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 22 August 1917
Place of death or woundingReninhelst, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death31
Place of burialReninghelst New Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 12), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
12
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis and Florence SHARPE, 46 Royal Crescent, Musselbrook, Dunedin, New Zealand. Native of Otage, New Zealand

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