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Eric Montague TRIPNEY

Regimental number4232
Date of birth10 August 1898
Place of birthGladstone, South Australia
SchoolTerowie Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCleaner
AddressPetersburg, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Tripney, Petersburg, South Australia
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 10 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1745 Pte Gilbert Harry TRIPNEY, 48th Bn, killed in action, 16 October 1916.
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, France, Belgium (wounded and gassed)

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