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Edward Hercules WHIPP

Regimental number3237
Place of birthBig Hill New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBannaby via Taralga, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Thomas Whipp, Bannaby PO, Bannaby via Taralga, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 April 1961

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