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Gilbert Andrews SHARPLEY

Regimental number1296
Place of birthCape Town South Africa
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressRondibosch near Capetown, South Africa
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinAunt, Mrs T E Foulkes, Rondibosch near Capetown, South Africa
Enlistment date16 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1296A
Rank from Nominal RollRegimental Quartermaster Sergaent
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

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