This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment: 1914
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 29059
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
- Unit/Ship: 9th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 24
- Date of Death: 29.09.1918
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Targelle Ravine BritIsh Cemetery, Villers-Guislain
- Grave/Mem Ref no: F.7.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Occupation: Miner, Kinglassie Colliery
Wife, 3 Luis Square, Lochee
More about William Sharp
William Sharp 29059 Highland Light Infantry
Pte. Wm Sharp, H.L.I., has been killed in action. His wife and child reside at 3 Luis Square, Lochee. Before enlisting Pte. Sharp, who belonged to the Hilltown district of the city, was employed as a miner in Kinglassie Colliery. He enlisted in 1914, and had been twenty months in France, and was previously wounded twice. He was 24 years of age. Two brothers are serving, one of whom was recently transferred to his original employment as a miner.
Dundee Courier 30th October 1918
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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