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William John TRIPCONY

Regimental number6377
Place of birthNarrabri, New South Wales
SchoolGunnedah Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCompositor
AddressDarlinghurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Tripcony, Barber Street, Gunnedah, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 August 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, 1918 France
Age at death27.8
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialLongueau British Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. II), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
84
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George William and Mary Matilda TRIPCONY, 142 Church street, St. Peters, Sydney. Native of Gunnedah, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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