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Archibald John Lipscombe

A photo of young Archibald John Lipscombe in 1910

Archibald John Lipscombe

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Archibald John AWMM
  • Surname
    Lipscombe AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 853 AWMM
    • WWI 4431 AWMM
    • WWI 5482 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 Mrs Eva Lipscombe (wife), 368 Richardsom Street, Middle Park, Melbourne, Victoria AWMM
    • WW1 Mrs E Lipscombe (wife), 378 Richardson Street, Middle Park, Victoria AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 853 AWMM
    • WWI 4431 AWMM
    • WWI 5482 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes

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Biographical information

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  • First embarked to Egypt (service number 853). Invalided back to Australia January 1916. Re-enlisted March 1916 (service number 4431), but failed to re-embark on RMS Malwa at Freemantle. Embarked on Aeneas on 17 April 1916 (new service number 5482) and served on the Western Front. On his return from service, he relocated and lived at 26 Aro Street, Wellington, NZ. Source: Julianne T. Ryan, Virtual War Memorial Australia. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    23 April 1967 AWMM
    Age 84 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Karori Cemetery, Karori, Wellington AWMM Cremated AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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30 April 2022SiobhanPoriruaDirect descendant

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