2438 Gilbert Humphries Reid TRIPP

Date of enlistment 10th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Significant events while with the AIF Wounded in Action twice – including at Pozieres

Hospitalised sick twice

mm-military-medal-geov-lgeAwarded the Military Medal

Promoted to Sergeant

Summary of Sergeant Tripp’s WW1 service record, located in the National Archives of Australia. Full details are available online, NAA Series B2455

Date Location Event
26th May 1919 Australia Discharged
3rd April 1919 Australia Disembarked Ascanius
9th February 1919 England Returned to Australia on Ascanius
9th November 1918 England Placed on Supernumery List having been away from Battalion for 3 months
25th October 1918 England Marched in to No.1 Command Depot Sutton Veny
11th September 1918 England Marched out to Fovant (witness at DCM)
10th September 1918 England Marched in to No.2 Command Depot Weymouth
27th August 1918 England Marched in to No.3 Command Depot Hurdcott
22nd August 1918 England Transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital Harefield
5th August 1918 England Admitted Princess Christain Military Hospital Englefield Green (gas poisoning, severe)
5th August 1918 France Invalided to England on HS St. Andrew
30th July 1918 France Transferred to 2nd Stationary Hospital Abbeville
17th July 1918 France Wounded in Action (2nd occasion) – gassed, and admitted to 5 CCS
1st March 1918 Belgium Promoted to Sergeant
1st November 1917 Belgium Re-joined the Battalion
23rd October 1917 France Marched in to 2ADBD
3rd October 1917 France Transferred to 6 CD Etaples
20th September 1917 France Admitted to 8 RC Hospital Le Touquet
13th September 1917 Belgium Accidentally injured – sprained ankle
12th June 1917 France Awarded the Military Medal
28th May 1917 France Appointed Lance Sergeant
19th May 1917 France Promoted to Corporal
21st August 1916 France Appointed Lance Corporal
16th August 1916 France Re-joined Battalion from hospital
11th August 1916 France Discharged from hospital to 2ADBD
30th July 1916 France Admitted to No.23 General Hospital
27th July – 4th August 1916 France Wounded in Action – Gunshot Wound face and left arm
26th March 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
8th January 1916 Egypt Taken on Strength, Tel-el-Kabir
7th December 1915 Egypt Discharged from hospital to duty
23rd November 1915 Egypt Admitted to hospital, Heliopolis – sick
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Departed Melbourne on RMS Osterley
4th August 1915 Australia Assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
19th July 1915 Australia Marched into Broadmeadows depot

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