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Clarence Rupert LEPP

Regimental number2199
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBacon curer
Address19 Young Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emma Lepp, 19 Young Street, Ballarat East, Victoria
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Recommendation date: 9 August 1916

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Recommendation date: 7 September 1916

FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Family/military connectionsBrother: 1576 Pte Victor Stanley LEPP, 21st Bn, killed in action, 26 August 1916.
Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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