Harold George Sharpe Wade was born in Ballarat and was a Grocer when he enlisted in the Australian Army Service Corps Reinforcements (A.A.S.C.) on 28 September 1916 at the age of 27. He trained with the Service Corps at Broadmeadows before embarking from Melbourne on the Ulysses on October 25th. During his early months in England he was troubled by bronchitis but in June 1917 he moved to France as a driver with the 4th Divisional Train. On March 13th 1918 he accidentally sprained his left ankle and after initial treatment in France, he was transferred to the 1st Birmingham War Hospital in England. He did not return to France, and after the war returned to Australia on the Takada, disembarking at Melbourne on September 7th 1919.
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