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Regimental number602
Place of birthTerang, Victoira
OccupationStation hand
AddressHamilton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Thomas Sharrock, C/o Mr Napier, Hamilton, Victoria
Enlistment date27 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death22.8
Place of burialMessines Ridge British Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 19), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Janet SHARROCK, "Fernleigh", Hamilton, Victoria. Native of Penshurst, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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