Regimental number534
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
AddressSelwyn Avenue, Elwood, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, Mrs Mary Wippell, Selwyn Avenue, Elwood, Victoria
Enlistment date26 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 21 November 1916
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialAIF Burial Ground (Plot VIII, Row G, Grave No. 5), Grass Lane, Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Essendon Rowing Club Roll of Honour. Commemorated on Northern Golf Club Roll of Honour, Victoria. Parents: George Evelyn and Maria Wallace WIPPELL
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal