Mark Vipond

Mark Vipond

Sergeant
Mark Vipond

Unit: NZEF, New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade, Auckland Mounted Rifles

Conflict: WW1

Additional Details:

Son of Katherine Burn Vipond and the late Mark Vipond, of Matakana, New Zealand. Also served at Gallipoli.



Public Contributions:

Mark Vipond Junior was born in Matakana on 22nd April 1894, 3 months after the death of his Father (Mark Senior). His father had been born in Alston, England and emigrated with his family to New ... Read More

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Casualty

  • Service Number: 13/562
  • First Name: Mark
  • Surname: Vipond
  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Date of Birth: 22 April 1894
  • Place of Birth: Matakana, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Next of Kin: Mrs H. Snooks, Woodcock's, Rodney, New Zealand
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Nationality of Force: New Zealand
  • Force: Army
  • Unit: NZEF, New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade, Auckland Mounted Rifles

Casualty Details

  • Date of death: 9 August 1916
  • Age: 22
  • Conflict: WW1
  • Cause of Death:

    Killed in action

Embarkation Details

  • Body of Embarkation: Main Body
  • Place of Embarkation: Auckland, New Zealand
  • Embarkation Date: 16 October 1914
  • Transport: HMNZT 8
    HMNZT 12
  • Vessel: Star of India or Waimana
  • Destination: Suez, Egypt

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph, Auckland War Memorial Museum

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