TIPLADY, William Frederick
(Service number 43241)

Aliases Often recorded as William Fred TIPLADY.
First Rank Trooper Last Rank


Date Unknown Place of Birth Staindrop, Durham, England

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Grocery assistant
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin W. TIPLADY (father), Geraldine
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 26th Reinforcements, Mounted Rifles
Date 31 May 1917
Transport Moeraki
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
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Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date 9 December 1970 Age 79 years
Place of Death Timaru
Notices Timaru Herald, 10 December 1970
Memorial or Cemetery Salisbury Park Crematorium, Timaru
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

William Frederick TIPLADY was born in England, the son of William TIPLADY and his wife Esther Jane née HARMER. He embarked on 31 May 1917 on the "Moeraki", then transhipped to the "Port Lincoln" at Sydney.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [29 December 2015]; Timaru Herald, 23 November 1915, 5 December 1916, 11 January 1917, 9 February 1918, Sun, 7 February 1918, Evening Star, 21 April 1919 (Papers Past) [29 December 2015]; Timaru Herald, 10 & 11 December 1970 (Timaru District Library) [30 December 2015]

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