William Casper SHIPHAM


SHIPHAM, William Casper

Service Number: 1632
Enlisted: 18 December 1914, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 4th Infantry Battalion
Born: Concord, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1894
Home Town: Concord, Canada Bay, New South Wales
Schooling: Concord Public School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Horse Driver
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 4 June 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Originally buried at Shrapnel Gully but his grave could not be located at a later date. Chaplain Rev. W. McKenzie officiated at Shrapnel Gully, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

18 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1632, 4th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
11 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1632, 4th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
11 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1632, 4th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Choon, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John Smith Shipham and Ada . EShipham of Aida Street, Concorc, NSW.

Brother of Concord John Shipham and Christina E. Shipham. Following the death of their parents Concord Shipham was gvien as next of kin. He later enlisted returning to Australia on 19 February 1919 having served with the 17th Battalion

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