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Richard GIPP

Regimental number429
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCabinetmaker
Address81 Melbourne Road, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Gipp, 81 Melbourne Road, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date8 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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