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Duncan SHARP

Regimental number478
Place of birthEdinburgh, Scotland
SchoolPublic School, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia17
AddressFire Station, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMrs Sharp, 36 Richmond Street, Leederville, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in Black Watch Territorials, Scotland
Enlistment date14 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 31 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 August 1918
Place of death or woundingLihons, Battle of Amiens, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot IV, Row J, Grave No. 5), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Duncan SHARP and Jean HERBERT; husband of Anne SHARP, 6 Brougham Street, Scotland
Family/military connectionsBrother: George Sharp.

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