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James Ernest Leslie PIEPER

Regimental number3467
Place of birthNumurkah Victoria
SchoolEmu Creek State School No 228, Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationFarmer
AddressKerang, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Ernest Louis Pieper, Carbine Street, Kerang, Victoria
Enlistment date18 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name60th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/77/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 16 July 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1954 Pte Ernest Louis Fritz PIEPER, 23rd Bn, returned to Australia, 31 January 1918; 1955 Pte Stanley Otto PIEPER, 23rd Bn, returned to Australia, 28 January 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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