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Waters, William George (5123) aka Garlepp, William George

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 30 years 2 months

Enlistment Details: Monday, 20 August 1917 – Port Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 5123            view online service record

186 Princes Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Alma Veronica Waters (wife)
186 Princes Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Saturday, 22 December 1917
Ship: HMAT Ulysses A38
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 29th Infantry Battalion – 14th Reinforcements

RTA: Saturday, 24 August 1918
Discharged: Friday, 15 November 1918

Cousin: George Garlepp

Includes in the Nott Street School papers as William Garlepp


  • Brian Membrey
    Posted September 13, 2016 9.35 am 0Likes

    True name William George GARLEPP revealed by a Statutory Declaration in July, 1941 after volunteering for WW2 service. Born Port Melbourne, 3 October, 1890, enlisted 25 January, 1940, served V82733, Private, 12 Garrison Depot, locality on enlisting Albert Park, Attested in South Melbourne; NOK GARLEPP, Alma. Discharged 20 March, 1943

    A son, Ernest John GARLEPP, born Port Melbourne 20 July, 1942 enlisted 31 July, 1909 from Albert Park, served as VX101551, Sergeant, 1 Australian Line Construction Group. discharged 5 November, 1945.

    Willam and George GARLEPP were cousins of a slightly unusual nature – their fathers, William and Henry, were married to two sisters by the name of FRENCH, Sarah and Catherine

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