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Sharples, Samuel

168 Cpl 3rd Field Ambulance.

Born Oldham, Lancashire England, Baptist. Enlisted 17 August 1914 age 35, railway employee. Nok wife, Ada Sharples 18 Carlton St, Leederville WA. Embarked at Fremantle 2 November 1914 per A7 Medic.  Wounded at Gallipoli 12 August 1915. Hospitalised in England January 1916. RTA per A16 Star of Victoria 19 January 1916. Patient at No. 8 General Hospital Fremantle. Declared permanently unfit for military service. Discharged on a pension reduced in April 1918 to 34 shillings per fortnight and Ada’s pension was reduced to 17 shillings per fortnight. Honour Roll Ancient Order of Druids Acorn Lodge 463 Cottesloe.