William John SHARPE

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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
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, SN 795, Warwick, Queensland
9 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 795, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
9 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 795, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Itria, Brisbane
13 Aug 1915: Involvement Trooper, SN 795, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

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