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William James SHIPPEN

Regimental number4301
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
Occupation.Grocer
AddressTyrone,The Boulevarde, Strathfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, W J Shippen, Allnutt Street, Quirindi, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
Date: 8 November 1917

Bar to Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

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