John Sharp

John Sharp

Rank: Private
Service No: 6927
Place of Birth: Rutherglen
Date of Death: 25/4/1915
Theatre of Death: F&F
Age:  30
Regiment/Service: Royal Irish Fusiliers (1st Bn)
Cemetery: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial
Additional information: Son of Mr E W Latimer Sharp of 7 Kildare Street, Rutherglen. Husband of Elizabeth Sharp 113 Burnside Street, Glasgow.

Rutherglen Lore information: Sons of Mr and Mrs Sharp, 7 Kildare Street.
Soldier’s Effects information: Widow Elizabeth and children.

Evening Times 17/7/1915

Newspaper transcript – Official intimation has been received by Mr and Mrs Sharp, 7 Kildale Street, Rutherglen that their son, Private John Sharp, 1st Irish Fusiliers was killed in action at Ypres on April 25. Deceased was employed in Messrs J and J White’s chemical works, Rutherglen and was ? part in the South African campaign. He leaves a widow and two young children.

Brother of Archibald Sharp  and cousin of William McMillan