Sharp Alfred Ignatius 2nd Lieutenant 212212

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Name Sharp Alfred Ignatius (some records include "Joseph" as an additional forename, following Alfred.
Army number 212212
Rank 2nd Lieutenant.
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards
Date of birth Born 1910.
Age 33 at the time of his death.
Unit Commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Manchester Regiment 18/10/1941. Posted to the 2/9th Battalion. Transferred to the Royal Artillery 1/11/1941 and gazetted as such on the 2/9th Battalion being converted to the 88th Anti-Tank Regiment.
Company/Battery Not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Details awaited.
Joined Brigade Not yet known.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not so far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not so far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Died 9/2/1943 aged 33. Cause of death not yet known. Buried in Moston (St Joseph's) Roman Catholic Cemetery - Section l, Grave 76. No headstone inscription. Probate granted 29/4/1943.
Home address Son of William and ELizabeth Sharp of Manchester. Husband of Miriam Anne Sharp of Walsall, Staffordshire. Married Mirian Anne Brookes in January 1942 in Poole, Dorset.
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