|Place of birth||Hythe, Kent, England|
|Age on arrival in Australia||21|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Gracemere, Kooyong Road, Caulfield, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||33|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs M Piper, 120 Barkly Street, St. Kilda, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||6th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/23/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||58th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death from cemetery records||32|
|Place of burial||Bellicourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 2), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: John and Mary PIPER; husband of Mabel PIPER, 68 Argyle Street, St. Kilda, Victoria. Native of England|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Detached to 1st Anzac Corps School of Instruction, 1 May 1917.
On leave to England, 11 July 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 26 July 1917.
Found guilty, 2 October 1917, of when on Active Service being absent without leave in that he was absent from his quarters from 9.30 pm, 30 September, till 11 am, 1 October 1917: awarded 5 days' Field Punishment No 2, and forfeiture of 2 days' pay under Royal Warrant; total forfeiture: 7 days' pay.
Marched out with advanced party to 19th Corps School, 2 February 1918.
Taken on strength, 58th Bn, in the field, 17 March 1918.
On leave to United Kingdom, 23 July 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 13 August 1918.
Killed in action (struck in the head by a machine gun bullet), 29 September 1918.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, PIPER Guy Reginald|