John Charles RIPPS

RIPPS, John Charles

Service Number: 2488
Enlisted: 1 May 1916, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 49th Infantry Battalion
Born: Cambewarra, New South Wales, Australia, 8 July 1889
Home Town: Lismore, Lismore Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Cambawarra Public School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 7 June 1917, aged 27 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Gympie & Widgee War Memorial Gates, Lismore Loyal Richmond River Lodge No 85 Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

1 May 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2488, Brisbane, Queensland
19 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2488, 49th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
19 Sep 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 2488, 49th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Choon, Brisbane
7 Jun 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2488, 49th Infantry Battalion, Battle of Messines

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