William John SHARPE

SHARPE, William John

Service Number: 795
Enlisted: 12 December 1914, Warwick, Queensland
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 2nd Light Horse Regiment
Born: Stanthorpe, Queensland, Australia, 5 May 1889
Home Town: Stanthorpe, Southern Downs, Queensland
Schooling: Glenlyon State School, Stanthorpe, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: Locomotive Engine Driver
Died: Died of wounds, Malta, 13 August 1915, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Pieta Military Cemetery
Grave B. V. 6. INSCRIPTION THY WILL BE DONE , Pieta Military Cemetery, Tal-Pieta, Malta (island), Malta
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Stanthorpe Fallen Soldiers HR, Stanthorpe Soldiers Memorial
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World War 1 Service

12 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 795, Warwick, Queensland
9 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, 795, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '1' embarkation_place: Brisbane embarkation_ship: HMAT Itria embarkation_ship_number: A53 public_note: ''
9 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, 795, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Itria, Brisbane
13 Aug 1915: Involvement Trooper, 795, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 795 awm_unit: 2nd Australian Light Horse Regiment awm_rank: Trooper awm_died_date: 1915-08-13

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 25 and the son of David and Emily Sharpe, of "Glenlyon," Stanthorpe, Queensland.