Correctly named to 1628 Pte J Sharp W Rid R
Also had the service number 4603835 with the Ridings. He served with the 6th Battalion that pre mobilization were in Halifax. Part of 2nd West Riding Brigade, West Riding Division. Moved on mobilisation to coastal defences near Hull and Grimsby. Moved on 5 November 1914 to billets in Doncaster and on the 14th of April 1915, landed in Boulogne.
Medal comes on a length of original silk ribbon