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William HIPATHITE

Regimental number6033
Place of birthRickmansworth, Staffordshire, England
SchoolRobble Creek School, QLD
Age on arrival in Australia2
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDairyman
AddressYandaran, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinWife, Mrs M A Hipathite, Yandaran, NC Line, Queensland
Previous military service"Captain in the Rifle Club for 10 years. Picked for Birley Team was one of the best shooters in Queensland." Details from Father.
Enlistment date21 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 8 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death51
Age at death from cemetery records44
Place of burialWimereux Communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row N, Grave No. 8A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
76
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Phoebe HIPATHITE; husband of Mary HIPATHITE, Yandaran, Bundaberg, Queensland. Native of Rickmansworth, Herts, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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