TIPLADY, Hugh George
(Service number 49658)

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Date 5 March 1893 Place of Birth Staindrop, Durham, England

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment "Winston House", Geraldine
Occupation Farm labourer
Previous Military Experience 2nd South Canterbury Regiment - still serving
Marital Status Single
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Date 4 July 1966 Age 73 years
Place of Death Timaru
Notices Timaru Herald, 5 & 6 July 1966
Memorial or Cemetery Bromley Crematorium
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Hugh George TIPLADY was born on 5 March 1893 in England, the son of William TIPLADY and his wife Esther Jane née HARMER. He came to New Zealand with his family in about 1907. He had been examined for service in August 1916 at Geraldine, but had been rejected on account of hernia.


Timaru Herald, 2 July 1913, 29 August 1914, 14 February 1917, 13 & 14 March 1917, 16 April 1917, Press, 24 October 1922, 15 & 17 August 1933, 21 August 1934 (Papers Past) [29 December 2015]; Timaru Herald, 5 & 6 July 1966 (Timaru District Library) [30 December 2015]

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