Sharp, Alfred Thomas

Place Europe: United Kingdom, England, Greater London, London
Accession Number PR04809
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet : 1 cm
Object type Souvenir
Maker Various
Place made At sea, Australia, United Kingdom
Date made 1914-1921
Access restricted
Related File This file can be accessed via the Memorial's Reading Room. AWM93 7/4/682
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Description

Autograph book belonging to Mr Alfred Thomas Sharp. Mr Sharp was the Commonwealth Immigration Officer of Victoria and was based in the London Office during the First World War. He and his wife hosted and visited many soldiers, particularly those from Victoria, who were recuperating in London. Notable among the signatures are those of Captain Albert Jacka VC, MC; Lord Birdwood; Prime Minister David Lloyd George, and the Australian cricket team touring England in 1921, captained by Warwick Armstrong.