George Frederick CHIPPER

CHIPPER, George Frederick

Service Numbers: 4890, 405, W85419
Enlisted: 9 March 1915, Enlisted at Kalgoorlie, WA
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: Volunteer Defence Corps (WA)
Born: Perth, Western Australia, 1894
Home Town: Perth, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Butcher
Died: York, Western Australia, 12 October 1974, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Karrakatta Cemetery & Crematorium
Crematorium Rose Gardens, Garden H, Grave 0125
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World War 1 Service

9 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 405, 28th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Kalgoorlie, WA
9 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4890, 28th Infantry Battalion
29 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 405, 28th Infantry Battalion
29 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 405, 28th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Fremantle
22 Feb 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 2nd Divisional Signal Company, From 28th Battalion
14 Mar 1919: Transferred AIF WW1, Sapper, 5th Motor Transport Company
6 Oct 1919: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4890
15 Jan 1920: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 405, 5th Motor Transport Company, Discharged at the 5th Military District

World War 2 Service

11 Jul 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lieutenant, SN W85419
15 Oct 1945: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lieutenant, Volunteer Defence Corps (WA)

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John Charles Chipper and Elizabeth Sophia de Ritter Chipper nee Constable of Brisbane Street, Perth, WA. Brother of Harold John Chipper who returned to Australia having served with the 8th Field Artillery Brigade

Returned to Australia 16 November 1919 aboard HT Pakeha

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

During 1926c George married Helen C. Archibald in Perth, WA