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George Robert SHARPE

Regimental number6162
Place of birthQueensland
SchoolBoys Central School, Ipswich, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBootmaker
AddressStation Road, Booval, Ipswich, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Sharpe, Station Road, Booval, Ipswich, Queensland
Enlistment date17 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A75 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 November 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot XI, Row B, Grave No. 6), Surrey, England, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
109
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Jane SHARPE. Native of Booval, Queensland
Family/military connectionsUncle: Lt Col H.A. Maunder, DSO.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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