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William John SHARPLES

Regimental number2678
Place of birthCarlton Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationLabourer
Address1 Bunbury Street, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, J Sharples, 1 Bunbury Street, Footscray, Victoria
Enlistment date26 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Makarini on 15 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 August 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Date of death22 November 1970

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