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, Hereford House Honour Roll, Parramatta NSW Public School Teachers KIA Honour Roll, Parramatta NSW Public School Teachers Who Served Abroard Honour Roll, Wollombi ANZAC Reserve Memorial Rock, Wollombi District 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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