This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
David Anderson Sharp
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 110802
- Rank: Gunner
- Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Errol, Perthshire
- Occupation: Builder
David Sharp, Lintrathen Pl, Dundee
Elizabeth Blackie Sharp, 17 School Rd, Downfield, Dundee
More about David Anderson Sharp
- A. Sharp 110802 Royal Garrison Artillery
DUNDEE ARTILLERYMAN DIES ABROAD.
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
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