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William John BIRKETT-VIPONT

Regimental number199
Place of birthNewport, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse breaker
AddressApollo Bay, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ann Birkett-Vipont, Apollo Bay, Victoria
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 1 November 1917

FateReturned to Australia 26 December 1918
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95
Date: 27 June 1918

Family/military connectionsBrother: 3822 Pte Charles Herbert BIRKETT-VIPONT, 4th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 14 March 1919.

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