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William Roy HIPPER

Regimental number4335
Place of birthBurra, South Australia
SchoolNorthampton State School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressNorthampton, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Mr W Hipper, Northampton, Western Australia
Enlistment date21 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
171
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Fanny HIPPER, Northampton, Western Australia. Native of Burra, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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