Duncan SHARP

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SHARP, Duncan

Service Number: 478
Enlisted: 14 August 1914
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Fremantle, Fremantle, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Killed In Action, France, 10 August 1918, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Heath Cemetery, Picardie
Memorials: Fremantle Fallen Sailors & Soldiers Memorial
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World War 1 Service

14 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 478, 11th Infantry Battalion
2 Nov 1914: Involvement Private, SN 478, 11th Infantry Battalion
2 Nov 1914: Embarked Private, SN 478, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Fremantle
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
26 Jan 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 11th Infantry Battalion, Reduced in ranks to LCPL from Temp CPL after overstaying leave in Eqypt.
1 Mar 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 11th Infantry Battalion
2 Jun 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, 11th Infantry Battalion
23 Jul 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, 11th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , GSW to Left Arm
19 Aug 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 11th Infantry Battalion, Promoted while recovering from wounds in England and attended 3 Training Battalion to qualify as an Instructor. From that time until 24/5/17 Duncan was attached to 67th Battalion as an instructor. He commenced at No.6 Officers Cadet Battalion on 5/7/17.
31 Oct 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 11th Infantry Battalion, Proceeded to France on 14/11/17 to join his Unit. Was sent to 10th Army School until 10/3/18 when he rejoined his Unit again.
10 Apr 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 11th Infantry Battalion, German Spring Offensive 1918, 11th Battalion Diary - 10/4/18 2nd Lieut D Sharp was wounded but remained on duty. 12/4/18 Duncan was admitted for GSW causing severe fracture of Right Fibula.
23 Apr 1918: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 11th Infantry Battalion
10 Aug 1918: Involvement Lieutenant

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