The AIF Project

Frederick George PHIPPARD

Date of birth27 April 1888
Place of birthSouth Brisbane Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMining engineer
AddressBallarat, Francis Street, Randwick, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, E S Phippard, Ballarat, Francis Street, Randwick, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit nameMining Corps 1, Company 1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollMining Corps


Unit: No 2 Tunnelling Company
Promotion date: 24 November 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

'Work between Villers Bretonneux and Beaurevoir from 8 August 1918.' and 'Work near Arment?eres, Ypres, Nieuport Bains, Cambri and Amiens, including the advance of 8 August 1918.'
Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919

Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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