|Place of birth||Bendigo, Victoria|
|Address||Holdsworth Road, Long Gully, Bendigo, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Bessie Tripp, Holdsworth Road, Long Gully, Bendigo, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||22nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/39/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Osterley on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||22nd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'For conspicuous gallantry in action near BULLECOURT on 3rd May 1917 in charge of Lewis Guns. In the face of severe shell and M.G. fire from the enemy they [TRIPP and 323 Lance Corporal Walter AIMERS] kept their guns in action supporting our bomb attacks most successfully in co-operation with the Trench Mortars. Corporal AIMERS was wounded but remained at duty.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
|Family/military connections||Brother: 4000 Pte William John TRIPP, 22nd Bn, returned to Australia, 19 October 1917.|
War service: taken on strength, 22nd Bn, Tel el Kebir, Egypt, 8 January 1916.
Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 26 March 1916.
Wounded in action, 27 July 1916; rejoined Bn, 16 August 1916. Appointed Lance Corporal, 21 August 1916; Corporal, 19 May 1917. Awarded Military Medal, 12 June 1917.
Wounded in action (gas, severe), 17 July 1918; transferred to England, 3 August 1918.
Commenced return to Australia, 9 February 1919; discharged, 26 May 1919.Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||63|
|Place of burial||White Hills Cemetery, Victoria|