Trooper

John Ewen Sharp

Conflict: 
WW1
Additional Information: 

Son of John and Mary Sharp, of Tuapeka, Otago. Native of Rongahere, Otago.

References:
  • CWGC
  • Archives New Zealand
NZ WAR GRAVES

Public Contributions:

Trooper John Ewen Sharp, Otago Mounted Rifles (AKA John Ewan Sharp & John Ewing Sharp). His New Zealand Army file states he was born 23 April 1893 at Clydevale, Clutha, Otago, New Zealand. He wor... Read More

Personal Tributes:

Casualty

Service Number: 
9/209
Name:
John Ewen Sharp
Rank: 
Trooper
Date of Birth:
Not known
Next of Kin: 
John Sharp (father), Rongahere, Otago, New Zealand
Date of Enlistment:
Not known
Enlistment Address: 
Rongahere, Otago, New Zealand
Armed Force: 
Army
Unit:
NZEF, New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade, Otago Mounted Rifles

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Died of wounds, on H.M.H.S. "Sicilia,"
Date of Death:
09 August 1915
Day of Death:
Monday
Age at Death: 
22
Conflict: 
WW1

Embarkation Details

Embarkation Body:
Main Body
Embarkation Place:
Port Chalmers, New Zealand
Embarkment Date:
16 October 1914
Transport:

HMNZT 5
HMNZT 9
Vessel:
Ruapehu or Hawkes Bay
Destination:
Suez, Egypt

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph Online, Auckland War Memorial Museum

Cemetery

Cemetery Reference: 
72
Cemetery Location: 
Turkey
John Ewen Sharp
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