William Gregory SHARP

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SHARP, William Gregory

Service Number: 3147
Enlisted: 26 July 1915, Ballarat, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 8th Infantry Battalion
Born: Corindhap, Victoria, 19 December 1896
Home Town: Corindhap, Golden Plains, Victoria
Schooling: Corindhap State School
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of Illness (measles & meningitis), Cairo, Egypt, 23 November 1915, aged 18 years
Cemetery: Cairo War Memorial Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Corindhap Boys Pictorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

26 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3147, 8th Infantry Battalion, Ballarat, Victoria
29 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3147, 8th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
29 Sep 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3147, 8th Infantry Battalion, RMS Osterley, Adelaide
23 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3147, 8th Infantry Battalion

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Biography

"...3147 Private (Pte) William Gregory Sharp, 10th Reinforcements, 8th Battalion, of Corindhap, Vic. Pte Sharp, aged eighteen years, enlisted on 26 July 1915 and embarked aboard HMAT Osterley in Melbourne on 29 September 1915. He died of disease in Heliopolis Hospital, Cairo, Egypt, on 23 November 1915." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)