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Albert TIPPER

Regimental number474
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSt Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30.7
Height5' 7"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinMother, Rose Tipper, 30 King Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date31 December 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A34 Persic on 28 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 27 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date9 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Runic', 27 April 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 9 August 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 November 1961
Age at death77
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, TIPPER Albert

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