Service Number: 2092
Enlisted: 30 August 1915, Dubbo, New South Wales
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 5th Divisional Ammunition Column
Born: Nymagee, New South Wales, 1893
Home Town: Canbelego, Cobar, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds, Etaples, France, 21 August 1916
Cemetery: Estaires Communal Cemetery and Extension
Plot II, Row S, Grave 15, Estaires Communal Cemetery and Extension, Estaires, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Cobar Canbelego (Anglican) Roll of Honour, Cobar Canbelego Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

30 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2092, Dubbo, New South Wales
3 Feb 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2092, 6th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
3 Feb 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 2092, 6th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Wandilla, Sydney
8 Aug 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Gunner, 5th Divisional Ammunition Column
21 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, 2092, 5th Divisional Ammunition Column, Battle for Pozières

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...2092 Private Walter Tipping, 6th Light Horse Regiment, of Canbelego, NSW. A labourer prior to enlisting on 4 September 1915, he embarked from Sydney, NSW, aboard HMAT Wandilla, on 3 February 1916. He died of wounds in France on 21 August 1916 and is buried in the Estaires Communal Cemetery, France." - SOURCE (