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Arthur Edward WHIPP

Regimental number2993
Place of birthBannaby, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGoulburn, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38.3
Height5' 9"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Annie C Whipp, Union Street, Goulburn, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 April 1916
Place of enlistmentGoulburn, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Veterinary Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919
Discharge date19 November 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kaiser-i-Hind ', 6 February 1919; disembarked, Sydney, 19 June 1919; discharged (medically unfit: chronic bronchitis), Sydney, 19 November 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 July 1958
Age at death81
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, WHIPP Arthur Edward

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