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Thomas SHARP

Regimental number3120
Place of birthMaryborough, Queensland
SchoolState School, Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressTorbaulea, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Matthew Sharp, Beech Mountain, Upper Nerang, Queensland
Enlistment date17 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of disease 21 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death23.9
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
176
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Matthew and Magdalene Nicholson Sharp of Blair Athol, Beech Mountain, Nerang, Queensland. Native of Maryborough, Queensland

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