Source: Per post by Allen Miller at the 161st Battalion Facebook Group.
Family Search: When Melville Sharpin was born on 23 February 1888, in Howick, Huron, Ontario, Canada, his father, John P Sharpin, was 36 and his mother, Barbara Walker, was 30. He married Stella Lavina Campbell on 13 September 1919, in Mimico, Etobicoke, York, Ontario, Canada. He lived in Wroxeter, Howick, Huron, Ontario, Canada in 1916 and Priceville, West Grey, Grey, Ontario, Canada in 1919. He registered for military service in 1916. In 1916, at the age of 28, his occupation is listed as machinist in Wroxeter, Howick, Huron, Ontario, Canada.