James Tipper

Conflict: 
WW1
Additional Information: 

Son of Christopher and Mary A. Tipper, of 84, Federal St., Auckland, New Zealand. Born at Thames, New Zealand.

References:
  • CWGC
  • Archives New Zealand
NZ WAR GRAVES

Biographical Notes:

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]

Personal Tributes:

Casualty

Service Number: 
60228
Forenames: 
James
Surname: 
Tipper
Date of Birth:
06 April 1892
Place of Birth:
Thames, Thames-Coromandel, New Zealand
Next of Kin: 
Mrs M.A. Tipper (mother), 107A Federal Street, Auckland, New Zealand
Date of Enlistment:
Not known
Occupation on Enlistment: 
Timber worker
Unit:
NZEF, Auckland Regiment, 2 Battalion

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Died of influenza
Date of Death:
08 December 1918
Day of Death:
Sunday
Age at Death: 
28
Conflict: 
WW1

Embarkation Details

Embarkation Body:
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Place:
Wellington, New Zealand
Embarkment Date:
13 October 1917
Transport:
HMNZT 93
Vessel:
Corinthic
Destination:
Liverpool, England

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph Online, Auckland War Memorial Museum

Cemetery

Cemetery Reference: 
II. G. 28.
Cemetery Location: 
France
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