TIPLADY, John James
(Service number 85722)

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Date 31 May 1889 Place of Birth Staindrop, Durham, England

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Date Age
Address at Enlistment Geraldine
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience Volunteers - disbanded
Marital Status Single
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Date 20 July 1957 Age 68 years
Place of Death Blackball
Notices Timaru Herald, 23 July 1957
Memorial or Cemetery Greymouth Cemetery
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Biographical Notes

John James TIPLADY, known as James, was born on 31 May 1889 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.


Timaru Herald, 9 May 1917, 22 June 1917, 10 & 14 August 1918, Press, 21 August 1934 (Papers Past) [29 December 2015]; Timaru Herald, 23 July 1957 (Timaru District Library) [30 December 2015]

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