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John TIPPET

Regimental number4888
Place of birthMoonta South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationRailway clerk
AddressMoonta, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Tippet, Moonta, South Australia
Enlistment date25 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Sergeant Major
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'From September to November 1918, he has had charge of the battalion dump in the line, and worked between there and advanced Battalion Headquarters, carrying out his duties efficiently, often under shell fire. His gallantry in action and devotion to duty have been inspiring to all.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 42
Date: 20 May 1920

Date of death5 April 1974

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