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Pippard, Alfred Victor (4507)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 30 years

Enlistment Details: Wednesday, 5 January 1916 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 4507            view online service record

108 Clark Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
William Pippard (father)
Portland, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Tuesday, 21 March 1916
Ship: RMS Malwa
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 24th Infantry Battalion – 11th Reinforcements

KIA: Friday, 5 October 1917
Place: Belgium

Brothers: Albert Pippard and Henry Herman Pippard

Private, 24 Infantry, killed in action 24 Auust, 1917, Belgium, aged , commemorated Buttes New British Cemetery, Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium.

Father: William PIPPARD, wife, Eliza M PIPPARD, born Port Melbourne. A 34-year-old labourer, he enlisted from 108 Clark Street, married, but father in Portland, later Clark Street as next of kin. His wife was not mentioned when he enlisted, later (1924) as Mrs E M AANENSEN, 4 Nelson Street. Brother, 9013, Henry Herman PIPPARD enlisted from North Richmond, also 117/5866, Albert PIPPARD, married, enlisted from Port Melbourne (Dow and then Liardet streets) the only three of the name to embark, although there was also a 43-year-old wharf labourer William Samuel PIPPARD from Port as being rejected in 1918. No circular returned.

Additional research by Brian Membrey

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