In his service record, James Tipper’s date of birth is given as 15 September 1887 (later altered to 1886). His parents are shown as Christopher and Mary Ann Tipper. Births, Deaths, & Marriages online does have a James Tipper born on 6 April 1892. His mother’s name is given as Maria (family name Tipper) and the name of his father is not recorded.
Public Contributions:He was born 6 April 1892. [Record since amended - NZWGT] Submitted by: James Tipper - He is my 3rd Great Uncle
Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph Online, Auckland War Memorial Museum