David Anderson Sharp

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 110802
  • Rank: Gunner
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery
  • Unit/Ship:
  • Place of Death: Africa
  • Age at Death: 35
  • Date of Death: 25.04.1917
  • Burial Country: Africa
  • Cemetery: Dar Es Salaam War Cemeterey, Tanzania
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: 2.G.4.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Errol, Perthshire
  • Address:
  • Occupation: Builder
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    David Sharp, Lintrathen Pl, Dundee

  • Siblings:


  • Spouse:

    Elizabeth Blackie Sharp, 17 School Rd, Downfield, Dundee

  • Children:

    1 Child

More about David Anderson Sharp

David was the brother of Pte Alexander Sharp, S/20792, Cameron Highlanders

  1. A. Sharp   110802   Royal Garrison Artillery


Official intimation has been received of the death from dysentery on service abroad of Gunner D. A. Sharp. of the Royal Garrison Artillery, Gunner Sharp, who was thirty-five years of age, was the younger son of Mr David Sharp, builder, Lintrathen Place, Dundee.  He was a builder in his father’s employment, and joined the colours about nine months ago.  Gunner Sharp was well known in the north end of the city, and he leaves a widow and one child, who reside at 2 Newton Terrace, Downfield.

Dundee Courier 7th May 1917

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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