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Con Emil FOPP

Regimental number3878
Date of birth23 February 1897
Place of birthBirdwood, South Australia
SchoolSt Peter's College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Address59 4th Avenue, St Peters, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Wilhelmina Fopp, 59 4th Avenue, St Peters, South Australia
Previous military service78th Infantry
Enlistment date27 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 23 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 20 October 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date10 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3818 Pte Dick FOPP, 27th Bn, effective abroad (subsequently arrived back in Australia, 30 December 1919).
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Gassed, Hill 60, Belyium, 18 March 1917; invalided to Ipswich Hospital, Enyland; recovered and returned to dutg, Julg 1917.

Arrived back in Australia, 16 December 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death17 February 1975

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