|Place of birth||Hitchin England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Victoria Avenue, Claremont, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||31|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Sharp, Dorakin Nuns Close, Hitchin, Herts, England|
|Previous military service||Served for 6.5 years in the 2nd Bn, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, British Army.|
|Place of enlistment||Blackboy Hill, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||11th Battalion, C Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/28/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||11th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||No details of fate entered on Nominal Roll.|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 2 March 1915.
Promoted Corporal, 11 July 1915.
Admitted to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 16 July 1915 (hernia); transferred to 1st Australian Stationary Hospital, Lemnos, 17 July 1915; disembarked Alexandria, 22 July 1915, and admitted to 12th General Hospital (hernia: severe); tramsferred to England, 26 July 1915, and admitted to King George's Hospital, Stamford Road, London, 7 August 1915.
Marched out from 3rd Training Bn, Perham Downs, for overseas, 25 July 1916; rejoined Bn, in the field, 9 August 1916.
Admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance, 9 October 1916 (sprained ankle), and transferred same day to 17th Casualty Clearing Station; to 3rd Canadian General Hospital, Boulogne, 10 October 1916; to England, 13 October 1916, and admitted to 3rd London General Hospital, 15 October 1916; transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 30 October 1916; discharged, 22 November 1916, and marched in to No 4 Command Depot, Wareham, same day.
Admitted to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 21 June 1918 (gastritis); discharged to duty, 27 June 1918; rejoined AIF Admin. Headquarters, London, 28 June 1918.
Granted 75 days' leave in England with pay,
Married Winifred Mary POTTER, spinster, aged 23, Kilburn Wesleyan Church, Quex Road, London, 7 June 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Borda', 9 December 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 19 January 1920; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 18 February 1920.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, SHARP Matthew Henry|