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Richard Ralph SHARP

Regimental number5390
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolLeslie House School, HObart, Tasmania
ReligionCongregational
OccupationOrchardist
AddressPort Cygnet, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinRev G W Sharp, Port Cygnet, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameConvalescent Depot, Harefield Park, London
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/84/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Ambulance
FateDied of wounds 7 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialVaulx Australian Field Ambulance Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
183
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Maarianne SHARP, Huonville, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsNil

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