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Horace GIPPS

Regimental number1043
Other NamesGIPPS, Horace Bridger
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address'Leny', Davidson Street, South Yarra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Gipps, 'Leny', Davidson Street, South Yarra, Victoria
Previous military service22nd Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date15 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Division Artillery
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: ART Div 5
Promotion date: 26 June 1918

Lieutenant


Unit: ART Div 5
Promotion date: 26 September 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateDischarged 12 June 1919
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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