William Sharp

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 1914
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 29059
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 3 Luis Sq, Lochee, Dundee
  • Occupation: Miner, Kinglassie Colliery
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:

    2 Brothers

  • Spouse:

    Elizabeth O’Brien (formerly Sharp) 10 William St, Dundee

  • Children:

    Thomas, born 16.02.1917

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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