Norman Clarence PIPER

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PIPER, Norman Clarence

Service Number: VX105096
Enlisted: 29 December 1941, Tamworth, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion
Born: Fitzroy, Victoria, 28 June 1906
Home Town: Northcote, Darebin, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Cabinet Maker
Died: Died of Injuries (accidental - cerebral contusion), Charters Towers, Queensland, 28 September 1944, aged 38 years
Cemetery: Cairns War Cemetery
Plot A, Row B, Grave 2
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

29 Dec 1941: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN VX105096, Tamworth, New South Wales
28 Sep 1944: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN VX105096, 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion

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Biography

"...VX105096 Private (Pte) Norman Clarence Piper, 2/16 Battalion, of Northcote Vic. Pte Piper was a cabinet maker prior to enlistment and served in New Guinea. He died in Charters Towers, Qld, as a result of an accident on 28 September 1944. He was 38 years of age." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Norman Clarence PIPER was born in Fitzroy, Victoria on 28th June, 1906

His parents were John Thomas Arthur PIPER & Florence Victoria AULD

He married Lorna Elizabeth May EDWARDS in Victoria in 1938