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Harold Holt RIPPON

Regimental number2158
Place of birthAbbotsford Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Address131 Manning Road, East Malvern, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinBrother, Leslie H Rippon, Edward Street, Malvern, Victoria
Enlistment date29 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of wounds 16 January 1917
Age at death from cemetery records42
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 33), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
173
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Lucretia RIPPON. Native of Malvern, Victoria

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