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Alexander RIPPS

Regimental number516
Place of birthShoalhaven New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressEureka, Richmond River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Ripps, Eureka, Richmond River, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 3, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll516A
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: [515] Lt William RIPPS, 4th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 15 June 1919; 2488 Pte John Charles RIPPS, 49th Bn, killed in action, 7 June 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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