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Bacchus Marsh
Avenue of Honour

Lance Corporal William Giles Chippindall

16/12/1896
Born at Collingwood, VIC
18/1/1915
Enlisted in the AIF, 4th Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcements, aged 18y 1m
10/8/1915
Embarked aboard the RMS Persia
24/10/1915
Joined unit at Gallipoli
27/12/1915
Disembarked at Alexandria, Egypt
1916 - 1918
Various duty in and around Suez, Sinai and Palestine
4/5/1917
Admitted to the 5th Field Ambulance then transferred to a Casualty Clearing Station - fever of uncertain origen
21/5/1917
Transferred to Convalescent Depot
11/7/1917
Rejoined unit
31/10/1917
27/5/1918
Admitted to a Casualty Clearing Station - Pleurisy
28/5/1918
Admitted to the 14th Australian General Hospital
20/6/1918
Transferred to a Rest Camp
10/7/1918
Rejoined Unit
17/11/1918
Promoted to Lance Corporal
11/12/1918 - 28/12/1918
Admitted to a Rest Camp
4/3/1919
Embarked for Australia aboard the Port Sydney
17/4/1919
Returned to Australia
9/6/1919
Discharged from the AIF
20/6/1942
Joined the Australian Army, Service Number V500305
23/4/1945
Discharged from the Australian Army, rank Sergeant
1967
Died at Mornington, VIC, aged 70

Last updated by lee, Thu, 06 May 2021 16:43:58