William Alexander DIPLOCK

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DIPLOCK, William Alexander

Service Number: 371
Enlisted: 28 August 1914
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 1st Light Trench Mortar Battery
Born: Wollombi, New South Wales, Australia, December 1893
Home Town: Wollombi, Cessnock, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: School Teacher
Died: SW to stomach and left thigh, France, 8 October 1917
Cemetery: Mont Huon Military Cemetery, le Treport
Plot IV, Row N, Grave 12B
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Parramatta NSW Public School Teachers KIA Honour Roll, Parramatta NSW Public School Teachers Who Served Abroard Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

28 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 371, 1st Infantry Battalion
18 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 371, 1st Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
18 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 371, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Sydney
29 Apr 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 371, 1st Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, GSW to arm
15 Apr 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 1st Light Trench Mortar Battery
28 Feb 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 1st Light Trench Mortar Battery
4 Oct 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 371, 1st Light Trench Mortar Battery, Broodseinde Ridge, SW to stomach and left thigh - serious
8 Oct 1917: Involvement Corporal, SN 371, Third Ypres

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