Carl Frederick (Charlie) ZIPPEL

Badge Number: S3763, Sub Branch: Streaky Bay
S3763

ZIPPEL, Carl Frederick

Service Number: 6854
Enlisted: 12 September 1916, Adelaide, SA
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Woorak, Victoria, Australia, 11 March 1895
Home Town: Streaky Bay, Streaky Bay, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Natural causes, Greenacres, Port Adelaide Enfield City, South Australia, Australia, 5 September 1960, aged 65 years
Cemetery: Enfield Memorial Park, South Australia
PLOT Rose Garden Burial M8 MEMORIAL ID 168618543 · View Source
Memorials: Ceduna Merghiny Maltee & Waranda Pictorial Roll of Honor, Ceduna Murat Bay and District WW1 Honor Roll
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World War 1 Service

12 Sep 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 6854, 10th Infantry Battalion, Adelaide, SA
7 Nov 1916: Embarked Private, 6854, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Adelaide
7 Nov 1916: Involvement Private, 6854, 10th Infantry Battalion
11 Nov 1918: Involvement Corporal, 6854, 10th Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

20 Apr 1942: Enlisted Streaky Bay, SA

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Biography contributed by Julianne Ryan

Known as CHARLIE - born 11 March 1895 at Woorak, Victoria.

Father Carl August Zippel was born on 18 October 1854 at Nandel Bintschen, Posen, Prussia.
He died on 20 October 1932 at age 78 from the results of stroke at Maltee, SA.
Duration of his illness was four months. Carl was buried at the cemetery, Ceduna, SA.

Carl August lived with his parents at Seppeltsfield and Light Pass, SA, for seventeen years.
He lived at Saddleworth for two and a half years, then Gladstone for two and a half years.
It was at Gladstone that he learned the boot maker trade. He moved to the Yorke Peninsula
for eight years, the latter part being spent at Minlaton.

26/10/1884  Carl married Hermine Elizabeth Voigt, daughter of Rudolph Voigt and Elizabeth Bepa,
by Pastor H.J. Hoopman, Honiton, South Australia.

Mother Hermine Elizabeth Zippel (nee Voigt) was born on 23 May 1860.
Hermine died from the results of a stroke at the hospital at Ceduna, SA, on 01 April 1921.
Early 1921 Hermine had a stroke while on the boat travelling from Streaky Bay to Ceduna,
within a fortnight she died in the Ceduna Hospital, aged 61 years.
Hermine was buried at the cemetery, Ceduna, South Australia.

Carl Frederick and Carl Albert lived with their family at Waranda Wells, SA on enlisting.

Siblings:
Ida Agnes Zippel (Aggie) - b. 12/08/1885 - d. 03/10/1974 89 years of age
  m. Herman Johann Schwarz (Jack) at Merghiny, SA (22/10/1913) - b. 30/1/1885 - d. 11/06/1967

Hermine Clara Zippel (Clara) - b. 30/08/1886 Minlaton, SA - d. 29/01/1961 74 years of age
  m. Richard Mortimer Fridlington (Dick) at Minlaton, SA (14/02/1912) b. 30/7/1886 - d. 19/4/1969

Carl Albert Zippel (Albert) - b. 09/11/1887 at Woorak - d. 08/09/1969 81 years of age

Ottilie Marie Zippel (Marie) - b. 11/12/1889 at Woorak - d. 06/05/1962 72 years of age
  m. Wilfred McKenzie (Wilf) at Minlaton, SA (19/10/1910) b. 25/01/1891 - d. 12/03/1954

Emma Bertha Zippel (Bertha) - b. 06/08/1891 at Woorak - d. 30/12/1986 95 years of age
  m. Frank Vinrace Bahr at Minlaton, SA (02/02/1912) b. 10/12/1888 - d. 12/08/1974

Otto Ewald Zippel (Eddie) - b. 23/09/1893 at Woorak - d. 30/01/1970 76 years of age
  m. Linda Ellen Julie Eliza Barnett at Merghiny, SA (10/08/1921) b. 26/10/1889 - d. 8/5/1980

Carl Frederick Zippel (Charlie) - b. 11/03/1895 at Woorak - d. 05/09/1960 65 years of age
  m. Ellen Elizabeth Jeanette Ellis (Ella) at Alberton, SA (30/10/1919) b. 14/07/1900 - d. 7/4/1960

Gustav Adolph Zippel (Gus)- b. 10/02/1898 Salisbury, VIC - d. 11/09/1981 Ceduna, SA
  resided at Smokey Bay, SA. He never married.

Theodore Rudolph Zippel (Ted) - b. 24/04/1900 at Nhill - d. 12/06/1986 86 years of age
  m. Rose Edna Ettridge at Mudamuckla, SA (07/04/1934)

Next of kin in service:
Brother:   6855 Carl Albert Zippel - known as ALBERT
               12/09/1916  enlisted (with his brother Carl Frederick)
               07/11/1916  embarked onboard HMAT A19 Afric
                                  a Private with 10th Infantry Battalion
               15/05/1918  appointed Lance Corporal in France
               18/07/1919  returned to Australia onboard HT Takada, ex England
               04/09/1919  disembarked into Australia
               18/10/1919  discharged from service

Charlie was described on enlisting as 21 years 5 months of age; single; 5' 8" tall;
133 lbs; fresh complexion; blue eyes; brown hair; Lutheran

12/09/1916     enlisted in Adelaide, SA  - with brother 6855 Carl Albert
                      appointed to A Company, 2nd Depot Battalion, Mitcham Camp

04/10/1916     appointed to 22nd reinforcements, 10 Infantry Battalion

07/11/1916     embarked from Outer Harbour, SA, onboard HMAT A19 Afric
                      as a Private with 10th Battalion
09/01/1917     disembarked into Plymouth, England

10/01/1917     marched in to 3rd Training Battalion, England

19/04/1917     proceeded overseas to France

20/04/1917     joined Base Depot, Etaples, France

27/04/1917     taken on strength 10th Battalion, from reinforcements, in France

06/05/1917     wounded in action, Gun Shot Wound Left Leg - France
07/05/1917     admitted to 57th Ambulance
08/05/1917     transferred to 3rd Casualty Clearing Station, France
09/05/1917     transferred to 9th General Hospital, Etaples, France
18/05/1917     transferred to 2nd Convalescent Depot, Rouen, France

21/05/1917     rejoined Base Depot, Havre, France

29/05/1917     rejoined unit, France

18/06/1917      sick with Trench Fever - admitted to hospital

09/07/1917      evacuated to England onboard Hospital Ship HS Kalyan
10/07/1917      admitted with Pleurisy - 1st London General Hospital

10/09/1917      transferred to 3rd Auxillary Hospital, Camberwell, England

23/10/1917      marched out to overseas Training Battalion Longbridge, ex Hurdcott

10/11/1917      proceeded overseast to France, ex Sandhill Camp, Deverill

14/11/1917      proceeded to join unit, Havre, France

24/03/1918      to Brigade School in the field, France
03/04/1918      rejoined 10th Infantry Battalion

28/10/1918      still with unit in the field

08/11/1918      on leave to UK
06/12/1918      returned from leave - rejoined unit

03/04/1919      embarked for UK, ex Havre, France

20/05/1919     returned to Australia onboard HT Nestor, ex England
29/06/1919     disembarked into Australia

07/08//1919     discharged from service

Medals:           British War medal (17920) and Victory medal (17736)

Married:          WIFE: Ellen Elizabeth Jeanette Ellis (Ella) at Alberton, SA (30/10/1919)
                                b. 14/07/1900 - d. 07/04/1960

Sister-in-law:   Nancy Ellis married 19/10/1942 - 59702 Aircraftman Robert James Nicol, RAAF. 

Children:         Betty Ellison ZIPPEL - b/ 19/04/1920 in Streaky Bay, SA
                        m. 1943 - SX8580 Private Thomas Louie Schulz, 2/43 Battalion
                      Lyndsay Douglas ZIPPEL - b. 01/08/1924 in Mile End, SA
                      Josie ZIPPEL

05/09/1960      Chalie passed away - 65 years of age

06/09/1960      Notice in "The Advertiser"
                      ZIPPEL - On 5th September (suddenly), Carl Frederick, of 48 Redward Avenue, Greenacres,
                      beloved husband of the late Ellen Lal, father of Betty (Mrs T. Schulz), Lyndsay, Josie (Mrs M. Diorio).

Buried in:         Ceduna Cemetery, Ceduna, South Australia

Sourced and submitted by Julianne T Ryan.  30/12/2016.  Lest we forget.

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