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Oscar Hargrave SHARPE

Regimental number5932
Place of birthBega, New South Wales
SchoolSt Joseph's, Candelo, NSW (ROman Catholic)
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address18 Sloane Street, Summer Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Edith Mary Sharpe, 17 Alt Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 August 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block Q, Plot IV, Row K, Grave No. 2), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Edith SHARPE, 95 marian Street, Enmore, New South Wales. Native of Bega, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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