Vera Benjamin LIPSCOMB

Regimental number1734
Place of birthWollongong New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWool classer
AddressSt Albans, Raglan Street, Mosman, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs P C Lipscomb, St Albans, Raglan Street, Mosman, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 19 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Infantry Brigade Headquarters
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706, 25 May 1918; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165, 24 October 1918.
Recommendation date: 5 March 1918

FateReturned to Australia 22 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 7352 Corporal Victor Mansell LIPSCOMBE, 2nd Casuaty Clearing Station, returned to Australia, 3 May 1919.
Other details

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