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Charles SHARPE

Regimental number878
Place of birthBraidwood, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRyrie Street, Braidwood, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.3
Height5' 9"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Sharpe, Ryrie Street, Braidwood, New South Wales
Previous military serviceMember, Rifle Club
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Place of enlistmentRandwick, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 October 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date22 February 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Durham', 23 October 1918; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 22 February 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death23 July 1934
Age at death42
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Sec. R.C. 8, 657), Sydney, New South Wales

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