Born in High Street, Whitchurch in 1898, he was the third son of Richard and Rachel Sharps of the Dairy House, Park Avenue, Whitchurch.
Richard was working in the Family Business (Sharps Butchers High Street) before joining the Army in 1916.
Regiment : Royal Garrison Artillery (Depot)
Rank : Gunner
Service Number : 16113
Died of illness; United Kingdom 3rd December 1918 Age 20